Order : Chiroptera
Family : Molossidae
Species : Cheiromeles torquatus
The Hairless bat is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the hairless batA young / baby of a hairless bat is called a 'pup'. A hairless bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Facts about the hairless bat
The Naked Bulldog Bat, Cheiromeles torquatus is not of this family and belongs to the family Molossidae, the free-tailed bats. (Wiki)
Cheiromeles torquatus is one of the world's largest insect-eating bats, weighing up to 160 grams (almost six ounces), with a forearm of 180 mm (about seven inches), a size more typical of a flying fox.
The Microchiropteran Cheiromeles torquatus is eaten in Borneo and Tadarida sp. (Full text)More animals beginning with H