Hutton's tube-nosed bat

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Hutton's tube-nosed bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Murina
Species: M. huttoni
Binomial name
Murina huttoni
(Peters, 1872)

Hutton's tube-nosed bat (Murina huttoni) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It can be found in the following countries: China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, and Viet Nam. It lives within an elevation of 1450 m to 2500 m. In Southeast Asia, the bat is considered to be uncommon. The bat is known to live in forests, roosting among the leaves of banana trees. Its habitat is threatened by deforestation for firewood and timber, as well as conversion to agricultural land.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Francis, C.; Bates, P.; Molur, S.; Srinivasulu, C. (2008). "Murina huttoni". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T13942A4368333.