Underwood's long-tongued bat
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Glossophaginae
Species : Hylonycteris underwoodi
The Underwood's long-tongued 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 UnderwoodA young / baby of a Underwood is called a 'pup'. A Underwood group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Facts about the Underwood's long-tongued bat
Some flowers, such as markea (above) and matisia (below) are so highly specialized that, so far, only the Underwoods long-tongued bat (Hylonycteris underwoodi) is known to be able to pollinate them.
Underwood's long-tongued bat (Hylonycteris underwoodi) pollinating Matisia flower Matisia flowers are apparently so highly specialized that only the Underwood's long-tongued bat is attracted.More animals beginning with U