Veldkamp's dwarf epauletted fruit bat

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Veldkamp's dwarf epauletted fruit bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Nanonycteris
Matschie, 1899
Species: N. veldkampii
Binomial name
Nanonycteris veldkampii
(Jentink, 1888)
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Veldkamp's dwarf epauletted fruit bat range

Veldkamp's dwarf epauletted fruit bat (Nanonycteris veldkampii) is a species of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Nanonycteris.[citation needed] It is found in Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, dry savanna, and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss. Tho other name of this species is flying calf.