White-collared fruit bat

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Megaerops wetmorei
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Megaerops
Species: M. wetmorei
Binomial name
Megaerops wetmorei
Taylor, 1934
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White-collared Fruit Bat range

The White-collared Fruit Bat (Megaerops wetmorei) is a species of megabat found in Southeast Asia.

Distribution[edit]

It has only been recorded in Tasek Merimbun, Brunei. This specimen was reviewed and reassigned as a subspecies Megaerops wetmorei albicollis (Francis, 1989). The white-tufted neck fruit bat can be found in Pasoh Forest Reserve, Tasik Merimbun, Brunei, Mindano Island, and the Philippines (Francis 1989).

External measurements[edit]

A specimen held by Brunei Museum (BM87/1983) had a forearm length 48 mm, head-body length 65 mm, ear 12 mm, hind foot length 8 mm and weight 16 g.

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