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Long-tongued fruit bat (Macroglossus sobrinus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Genus: Macroglossus
F. Cuvier, 1824
Type species
Pteropus minimus
Geoffroy, 1810

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Macroglossus (nectar bat) is a genus of megabats (family Pteropodidae)[1] found in Indonesia and Southeast Asia. It has two species:


  1. ^ Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M., eds. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.