Long-snouted bat

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Author: Juan A. Malo de Molina
Permission: GNU Free Documentation License

Long-snouted bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Lonchophyllinae
Species : Platalina genovensium


The Long-snouted 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 longsnouted bat
A young / baby of a longsnouted bat is called a 'pup'. A longsnouted bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the long-snouted bat

She showed that the endangered Peruvian long-nosed bat (Platalina genovensium) is the primary pollinator of a key Andean cactus upon which many desert birds and rodents rely.

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