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'.
CountriesIndonesia, Malaysia and Philippines
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