Coastal sheath-tailed bat

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

The coastal sheath-tailed bat[2] 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. ^ Hall, L.; Thomson, B. & Richards, G. (2008). "Taphozous australis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T21452A9278937. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T21452A9278937.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.
  2. ^ 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