Hildegarde's tomb bat

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Hildegarde's tomb bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Taphozous
Species: T. hildegardeae
Binomial name
Taphozous hildegardeae
Thomas, 1909
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Hildegarde's tomb bat range

Hildegarde's tomb bat (Taphozous hildegardeae) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae.[2] It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and caves.


  1. ^ Mickleburgh, S.; Hutson, A. M. & Bergmans, W. (2008). "Taphozous hildegardeae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 October 2011. 
  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. p. 383. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.