Coastal sheath-tailed bat

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Coastal sheath-tailed bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Taphozous
Species: T. australis
Binomial name
Taphozous australis
Gould, 1854
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Coastal sheath-tailed bat range

The coastal sheath-tailed bat[1] or coastal tomb bat (Taphozous australis) is a species of sheath-tailed bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is found in Australia and Papua New Guinea.


  1. ^ Van Dyke, S. and Strahan, R. (eds.) (2008) The Mammals of Australia, Third Edition, New Holland / Queensland Museum, Brisbane ISBN 978-1-877069-25-3