Sucker-footed bat

Sucker-footed bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Myzopodidae
Species : Myzopoda aurita

 

The Madagascar sucker-footed bat, old world sucker-footed bat, sucker-footed bat is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the suckerfooted bat
A young / baby of a suckerfooted bat is called a 'pup'. A suckerfooted bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Countries
Madagascar

Facts about the sucker-footed bat

Myzopodidae Family The single species in this family, Myzopoda aurita, is found only in Madagascar, although there are fossil myzopodids known from Pleistocene beds in Africa.

One of the families, Myzopodidae, consists of a single species: the Old World sucker-footed bat (Myzopoda aurita) is named for the "suction cup" on its thumb and is found mostly on Madagascar.

The Old World sucker-footed bat (Myzopoda aurita) is placed in the monotypic family ______________.

The single species in this family, Myzopoda aurita, is found only in Madagascar, although there are fossil myzopodids known from Pleistocene beds in Africa. (Full text)

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