Black mastiff bat

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Black mastiff bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Molossidae
Species : Molossus ater


Keywords: black

The Black mastiff bat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the black mastiff bat
A young / baby of a black mastiff bat is called a 'pup'. A black mastiff bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the black mastiff bat

Such observations made on females that had been housed with a stud male only for 24 h indicate that the black mastiff bat is a spontaneous ovulator with a functional luteal phase. (Full text)

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