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Western Sucker-footed Bat
Range north-western Madagascar
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Myzopodidae
Genus Myzopoda
Species Myzopoda schliemanni

The Western sucker-footed bat (Myzopoda schliemanni), is a species of sucker-footed bat in the Myzopodidae family. Little is known about its habits, but they are assumed to be similar to those of the Madagascar sucker-footed bat.

Physical Characteristics[]

The western sucker-footed bat is 92-107 cm. (3-3.5 ft.) long. It has large ears, and prominent suckers on its feet and thumbs. It has buff-brown upper parts, and mouse-gray underparts.

Range and Habitat[]

The western sucker-footed bat has been found on three lowland sites in north-western Madagascar. They were found in broad-leaf rain forest.