Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat
|Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat|
Heaney & Peterson, 1984
|Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat range|
The Philippine tube-nosed fruit bat (Nyctimene rabori) locally known in Tagalog as Bayakan is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss due to deforestation. The species is named for Dioscoro S. Rabor who, with several others, first collected the species.
- Ong, P.; Rosell-Ambal, G.; Tabaranza, B.; Heaney, L.; Ingle, N.; Cariño, A.B.; Pangulatan, L.M.; Pedregosa, M.; Alcala, E. & Helgen, K. (2008). "Nyctimene rabori". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
- Heaney, L. R.; Peterson, R. L. (1984). "A New Species of Tube-Nosed Fruit Bat (Nyctimene) from Negros Island, Philippines (Mammalia: Pteropodidae)" (PDF). Occasional Papers of the Museum of Zoology University of Michigan (708): 1–16. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 January 2014. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
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