Machado's butterfly bat

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Machado's butterfly bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Glauconycteris
Species: G. machadoi
Binomial name
Glauconycteris machadoi
Hayman, 1963

Machado's butterfly bat (Glauconycteris machadoi) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is found only in Angola. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ Schlitter, D. (2008). "Glauconycteris machadoi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T44797A10943520. Retrieved October 15, 2017.