Mindanao pygmy fruit bat

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Mindanao pygmy fruit bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Alionycteris
Species: A. paucidentata
Binomial name
Alionycteris paucidentata
Kock, 1969
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Mindanao pygmy fruit bat range

The Mindanao pygmy fruit bat (Alionycteris paucidentata) is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Alionycteris.[citation needed] It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Ong, P., Rosell-Ambal, G. & Tabaranza, B., Warguez, D., Heaney, L. & Balete, D. (2008). Alionycteris paucidentata. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 11 February 2009.