Woermann's bat

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Woermann's bat
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Megaloglossus
Pagenstecher, 1885
Species:
M. woermanni
Binomial name
Megaloglossus woermanni
Pagenstecher, 1885
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Woermann's bat range

Woermann's bat or Woermann's fruit bat (Megaloglossus woermanni) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is monotypic within the genus Megaloglossus.[ citation needed ] It is found in Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and moist savanna. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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References

  1. Bakwo Fils, E.M.; Kaleme, P.; Weber, N. (2020). "Megaloglossus woermanni (amended version of 2016 assessment)". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . 2020: e.T84462869A166504706. doi: 10.2305/IUCN.UK.2020-1.RLTS.T84462869A166504706.en . Retrieved 19 July 2020.