African long-fingered bat

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African long-fingered bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Miniopterus
Species: M. africanus
Binomial name
Miniopterus africanus
Sanborn, 1936

The African long-fingered bat (Miniopterus africanus) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is found only in Kenya. It is found in subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

This species is often considered a synonym of Miniopterus inflatus.[1]


  1. ^ a b Schlitter, D. (2008). "Miniopterus inflatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 4 May 2014.