Long-haired rousette

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Long-haired rousette
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Rousettus
Species: R. lanosus
Binomial name
Rousettus lanosus
Thomas, 1906
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Long-haired rousette range

The long-haired rousette (Rousettus lanosus) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.[1]


  1. ^ Mickleburgh, S., Hutson, A., Bergmans, W., Howell, K. 2004. Rousettus lanosus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.