Borneo fruit bat

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Borneo fruit bat[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Aethalops
Species: A. aequalis
Binomial name
Aethalops aequalis
G. M. Allen, 1938
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Borneo fruit bat range

The Borneo fruit bat (Aethalops aequalis) is a species of megabat found in East Malaysia and Brunei. It is considered a subspecies of Aethalops alecto by some authors.[1]


  1. ^ a b Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 312–529. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  2. ^ Bates, P.; Francis, C.; Kingston, T. & Maryanto, I. (2008). "Aethalops aequalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 February 2009.