Pallas's tube-nosed bat

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Pallas's tube-nosed bat
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Nyctimene
Species:
N. cephalotes
Binomial name
Nyctimene cephalotes
(Pallas, 1767)
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Pallas's tube-nosed fruit bat range:     extant     possibly extinct

The Pallas's tube-nosed bat, Torresian tube-nosed bat or northern tube-nosed bat, (Nyctimene cephalotes) is a species of megabat in the Nyctimene genus found in Indonesia. Its range may extend to New Guinea, but sightings may be attributable to misidentification. Its range may at one time also have extended to Timor, but was extirpated due to habitat loss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tsang, S.M. (2016). "Nyctimene cephalotes". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T14963A22007414. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T14963A22007414.en.