Eastern long-eared bat

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Eastern long-eared bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Nyctophilus
Species: N. bifax
Binomial name
Nyctophilus bifax
Thomas, 1915

The eastern long-eared bat, (Nyctophilus bifax), is a species of vesper bat. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. In Australia, the range extends into subtropical regions. This species is insectivorous and roosts in trees.


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