Lesser yellow bat
|Lesser yellow bat|
(É. Geoffroy, 1803)
The lesser yellow bat (Scotophilus borbonicus) is a vesper bat found only on Madagascar and Réunion. On Réunion, it was considered common early in the 19th century, but was last sighted late in the 19th century. Only a single specimen attributed to this species, collected in 1868, is known from Madagascar. It was listed as a critically endangered species in 1996 due to habitat loss, and may be extinct.
- Andriafidison, D; Cardiff, S. G.; Goodman, S. M.; Hutson, A. M.; Jenkins, R. K. B.; Kofoky, A. F.; Racey, P. A.; Ranivo, J.; Ratrimomanarivo, F. H. & Razafimanahaka, H. J. (2008). "Scotophilus borbonicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 May 2011.
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