Greater bamboo bat

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Greater bamboo bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Tylonycteris
Species: T. robustula
Binomial name
Tylonycteris robustula
Thomas, 1915

The greater bamboo bat (Tylonycteris robustula) is a species of vesper bat in the Vespertilionidae family. It is found in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand.

It has two subspecies:

  • Tylonycteris robustula malayana
  • Tylonycteris robustula robustula


  • China's Tiny Bats By Libiao Zhang in Volume 6, Number 9 - September 2008 issue of "Bat Conservation Times".