Bare-backed rousette

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Bare-backed rousette
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Subfamily: Pteropodinae
Genus: Rousettus
Species: R. spinalatus
Binomial name
Rousettus spinalatus
Bergmans & Hill, 1980[2][3]
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Bare-backed rousette range

The bare-backed rousette (Rousettus spinalatus) is a species of megabat.[4] The species "roosts in dark caves and feed presumably on nectar and fruit. It range includes Sukau and Kuamut in Sabah; Niah and Bintulu in Sarawak".[5]


  1. ^ Francis, C.; Hutson, A.M.; Sinaga, U. & Kingston, T. (2008). "Rousettus spinalatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T19751A9010252. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T19751A9010252.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Bergmans & Hill, 1980. Bulletin of the British Museum (Nat. Hist.) Zool., 38: 95.
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  4. ^ Wilson, Don E.; Reeder, DeeAnn M. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). JHU Press. ISBN 0801882214. 
  5. ^ (Payne et al. 1985).