Common sheath-tailed bat

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Common sheath-tailed bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Taphozous
Species: T. georgianus
Binomial name
Taphozous georgianus
Thomas, 1915
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Common sheath-tailed bat range

The common sheath-tailed bat[1] or sharp-nosed tomb bat (Taphozous georgianus) is a species of sheath-tailed bat in the family Emballonuridae, found only in Australia.


  1. ^ Van Dyke, S. and Strahan, R. (eds.) (2008) The Mammals of Australia, Third Edition, New Holland / Queensland Museum, Brisbane ISBN 978-1-877069-25-3