Spotted-winged fruit bat

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Spotted-winged fruit bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Species : Balionycteris maculata


The Spotted-winged fruit 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 spottedwinged fruit bat
A young / baby of a spottedwinged fruit bat is called a 'pup'. A spottedwinged fruit bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the spotted-winged fruit bat

The spotted-winged fruit bat is found throughout Peninsular Malaysia and northern and western Borneo, with other scattered records in southern Thailand and Sumatra , where it lives in tropical rainforests from sea level to approximately 1500 meters elevation.

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