Macroglossinae (Chiroptera)

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Macroglossus sobrinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Suborder: Megachiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae

The megabat subfamily Macroglossinae is a small group comprising only four genera. The name "Macroglossinae" also happens to be shared by a subfamily of the moth family Sphingidae, a situation which the international taxonomic community has yet to rectify.[citation needed] Species within this subfamily are:

Subfamily Macroglossinae