Short-palated fruit bat

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Short-palated fruit bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Casinycteris
Thomas, 1910
Species: C. argynnis
Binomial name
Casinycteris argynnis
Thomas, 1910
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Short-palated fruit bat range

The short-palated fruit bat (Casinycteris argynnis) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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