Golden bat

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This article is about the bat species. For the Japanese superhero character, see Ōgon Bat.
Golden bat
Mimon bennettii.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Mimon
Species: M. bennettii
Binomial name
Mimon bennettii
Gray, 1838

The golden bat (Mimon bennettii) is a bat species from South America. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela.


The species is part of Organization for Bat Conservation's many international conservation projects.


  1. ^ Sampaio, E.; Lim, B. & Peters, S. (2008). "Mimon bennettii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 September 2009.