Lesser hairy-winged bat

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Lesser hairy-winged bat
Harpiocephalus harpia.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Harpiocephalus
Gray, 1842
H. harpia
Binomial name
Harpiocephalus harpia
Temminck, 1840
  • H. mordax

The lesser hairy-winged bat (Harpiocephalus harpia) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It can be found in India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Taiwan. They are known to eat various species of beetles. It is the only species in the genus Harpiocephalus.


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