Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat

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Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Nyctimene
Species: N. malaitensis
Binomial name
Nyctimene malaitensis
Phillips, 1968
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Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat range

The Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat (Nyctimene malaitensis) is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic only to the islands of Malaita and Makira (formerly known as San Cristóbal) in the Solomon Islands.[1][2] The species occurs in primary tropical moist forest.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Hamilton, S. (2008). "Nyctimene malaitensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Simmons, N. B. 2005. Order Chiroptera. In: D. E. Wilson and D. M. Reeder (eds), Mammal Species of the World, pp. 312-529. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, USA.