Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat

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Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteralopex
Species: P. atrata
Binomial name
Pteralopex atrata
(Thomas, 1888)
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Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat range

The Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat (Pteralopex atrata) is a megabat endemic to Solomon Islands. It is listed as an endangered species. In 2013, Bat Conservation International listed this species as one of the 35 species of its worldwide priority list of conservation.[1]


  1. ^ "Annual Report 2013-2014" (PDF). Bat Conservation International. August 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2017.