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Puerto Rican Flower Bat
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Information
Range Puerto Rico
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Phyllostomidae
Genus Phyllonycteris
Species Phyllonycteris major
Conservation Status
EXSpecies
Extinct

The Puerto Rican flower bat (Phyllonycteris major), is an extinct species of leaf-nosed bat in the Phyllostomidae family. It was endemic to Puerto Rico and is known only from subfossil skeletal material.

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