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Epomophorus wahlbergi1.jpg
Wahlberg's Epauletted Fruit Bat, Epomophorus wahlbergi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Epomophorus
Bennett, 1836[1][2][3]

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Epomophorus is a genus of bat in the family Pteropodidae.[4][5][6] They have a distribution throughout Africa.[7]


Epomophorus contains the following species:[8][9][10]

Genus Epomophorus


Further reading[edit]

  • [1]
  • [2]
  • Bemerkungen zu Afrocimex c. constrictus Ferris & Usinger 1957 in Kenya (Insecta: Hemiptera: Cimicidae).
  • Taxonomy and biogeography of African fruit bats (Mammalia, Megachiroptera). 1. General introduction; material and methods; results: the genus Epomophorus Bennett, 1836.
  • Pelage patterns and crypsis in roosting bats: Taphozous mauritianus and Epomophorus species.
  • Observation #:9 - fruit bat roost in Maun Botswana.
  • Attack or consumption of Epomophorus (Chiroptera) by Paraxerus (Rodentia) and Papio (Primates) in Tanzania.
  • Check list and atlas of the mammals of Zimbabwe Rhodesia.
  • The mammals of the southern African subregion.
  • Classification of southern African mammals.
  • Epomophorus gambianus.
  • The mammals of the southern African subregion.