Schreber's yellow bat

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Schreber's yellow bat
Vespertilio nigrita.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Scotophilus
S. nigrita
Binomial name
Scotophilus nigrita
(Schreber, 1774)

Schreber's yellow bat (Scotophilus nigrita) is a species of vesper bat. It is found in Benin, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Monadjem, A.; Cotterill, F. (2017). "Scotophilus nigrita". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T20070A22031866.