Comoro rousette

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Comoro rousette
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Rousettus
Species: R. obliviosus
Binomial name
Rousettus obliviosus
Kock, 1978
Rousettus obliviosus range map.svg
Comoro rousette range

The Comoro rousette (Rousettus obliviosus) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae endemic to the Comoros Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, caves, plantations, and urban areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ Mickleburgh, S., Hutson, A., Bergmans, W., Howell, K. 2004. Rousettus obliviosus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.