Hamilton's tomb bat

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Hamilton's tomb bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Taphozous
Species: T. hamiltoni
Binomial name
Taphozous hamiltoni
Thomas, 1920
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Hamilton's tomb bat range

The Hamilton's tomb bat (Taphozous hamiltoni) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is found in Chad, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.[2] Its natural habitats are dry savanna and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Mickleburgh, S.; Hutson, A.M. & Bergmans, W. (2008). "Taphozous hamiltoni". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T21455A9279534. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T21455A9279534.en. Retrieved 5 December 2017. 
  2. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 312–529. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.