Pallas's tube-nosed bat

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Pallas's tube-nosed bat
Scientific classification
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
(green — extant, orange — 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]


  1. ^ a b Bonaccorso, F. & Leary, T. (2008). "Nyctimene cephalotes". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 31 December 2013.