New Caledonia wattled bat

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New Caledonia wattled bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Chalinolobus
Species: C. neocaledonicus
Binomial name
Chalinolobus neocaledonicus
Revilliod, 1914

New Caledonia wattled bat (Chalinolobus neocaledonicus) is a species of vesper bat (family Vespertilionidae) in the genus Chalinolobus. It is found only in New Caledonia.


C. neocaledonicus was first described by Swiss naturalist Pierre Revilliod in 1914. It is commonly considered a subspecies of Chalinolobus gouldii, but evidence for synonymy is weak.[2]


  1. ^ Brescia, F. (2008). "Chalinolobus neocaledonicus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T4420A10868334. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T4420A10868334.en. Retrieved 8 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder, ed. (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. 2. JHU Press. p. 484. ISBN 9780801882210.