Naked-rumped tomb bat

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Naked-rumped tomb bat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Taphozous
Species: T. nudiventris
Binomial name
Taphozous nudiventris
Cretzschmar, 1830
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Naked-rumped tomb bat range

The naked-rumped tomb bat (Taphozous nudiventris) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae.

It is found in Algeria, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ghana, India, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Mauritania, Morocco, Myanmar, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Turkey.

Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, caves, and hot deserts.


  1. ^ Monadjem, A.; Racey, P.A.; Amr, Z.S.S.; Fahr, J.; Palmeirim, J.; Benda, P.; Bates, P.; Aulagnier, S.; Bergmans, W.; Hutson, A.M.; Kock, D. (2017). "Taphozous nudiventris". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T21462A22109884.