Fischer's pygmy fruit bat

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Fischer's pygmy fruit bat
Haplonycteris fischeri.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Haplonycteris
Lawrence, 1939
Species: H. fischeri
Binomial name
Haplonycteris fischeri
Lawrence, 1939
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Fischer's pygmy fruit bat range

The Fischer's pygmy fruit bat or Philippine pygmy fruit bat (Haplonycteris fischeri)[2] is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is monotypic within the genus Haplonycteris.[citation needed] It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ong, P., Rosell-Ambal, G. & Tabaranza, B. & Heaney, L., Duya, P., Gonzalez, J.C., Balete, D. & Ramayla, S. (2008). Harpyionycteris fischeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T9690A13009403.en
  2. ^ named after Arthur Frederick Fischer