Mindanao pygmy fruit bat

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Mindanao pygmy fruit bat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Alionycteris
Kock, 1969
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 family Pteropodidae. It is monotypic within the genus Alionycteris.[2] It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Mildenstein, T. (2016). "Alionycteris paucidentata". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T843A22037501. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-1.RLTS.T843A22037501.en.
  2. ^ Heaney, Lawrence R.; Mercier, Jennifer A.; Rickart, Eric A. (1999). "Cytogeography of philippine bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera)". Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington. 112: 453–469.