New Caledonia blossom bat

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New Caledonia blossom bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Notopteris
Species: N. neocaledonica
Binomial name
Notopteris neocaledonica
Trouessart, 1908

The New Caledonia blossom bat (Notopteris neocaledonica) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae.[1] Bats in this species live in caves in northern New Caledonia, and form colonies of up to 300.[1]


  1. ^ a b F. Brescia (2008). "Notopteris neocaledonica". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved April 18, 2011.