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Epomophorus wahlbergi1.jpg
Wahlberg's epauletted fruit bat, Epomophorus wahlbergi
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Subfamily: Epomophorinae
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


  1. ^ https://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=631283
  2. ^ http://www.organismnames.com/details.htm?lsid=93488
  3. ^ http://www.ubio.org/browser/details.php?namebankID=104449
  4. ^ "Epomophorus - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  5. ^ "Namebank Record Detail". www.ubio.org. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  6. ^ Analytics, Clarivate. "ION: Index to Organism Names". www.organismnames.com. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  7. ^ GBIF. "Species Search Results for 13187305". data.gbif.org. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  8. ^ "Catalogue of Life - 2010 Annual Checklist :: Taxonomic tree". www.catalogueoflife.org. Retrieved 2017-07-12.
  9. ^ http://starcentral.mbl.edu/microscope/portal.php?pagetitle=classification&BLCHID=24-1121
  10. ^ ondrej.zicha(at)gmail.com, Ondrej Zicha;. "BioLib: Biological library". www.biolib.cz (in Czech). Retrieved 2017-07-12.

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.