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Gomantong Myotis
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Information
Range Sabah district of Malaysia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Vespertilionidae
Genus Myotis
Species Myotis gomantongensis
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Gomantong myotis (Myotis gomantongensis), is a new species of moue-eared bats in the Vespertilionidae family that is endemic to Sabah district of Malaysia.

Habitat

The species live in limestone caves, where it breeds and lives in small colonies. Their diet is unknown.

Threats

The species were under Data Deficient status in 2000, however, as of 2008 it is now on Least Concern status. Currently they are under protection at Gomantong Forest Reserve, which is their home.

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