Allen's striped bat

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Allen's striped bat
Glauconycteris alboguttata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Glauconycteris
Species: G. alboguttata
Binomial name
Glauconycteris alboguttata
J.A. Allen, 1917

Chalinolobus alboguttatus (J.A. Allen, 1917)

Allen's striped bat (Glauconycteris alboguttata) is a species of bat in the family Vespertilionidae, the vesper bats. It is native to Africa, where it occurs in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.[1]

This species can be found in lowland tropical moist forests. Little else is known about it.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Jacobs, D., Cotterill, F.P.D. & Taylor, P.J. 2008. Glauconycteris alboguttata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 16 April 2015.