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Pallas's Tube-nosed Bat
NyctCep3
Information
Common Name Pallas's Tube-nosed Fruit Bat, Torresian Tube-nosed Bat and Northern Tube-nosed Bat
Range Indonesia. Its range may extend to New Guinea, but sightings may be attributable to misidentification. Its range may at one time also have extended to Timor.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Pteropodidae
Genus Nyctimene
Species Nyctimene cephalotes
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Pallas's tube-nosed bat or Pallas's tube-nosed fruit bat, Torresian tube-nosed bat, and northern tube-nosed bat (Nyctimene cephalotes), is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family found in Indonesia. Its range may extend to New Guinea, but sightings may be attributable to misidentification. Its range may at one time also have extended to Timor, but was extirpated due to habitat loss.

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