Franquet's epauletted bat

Franquet's epauletted bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Species : Epomops franqueti


The Franquet's epauletted fruit bat is listed as Least Concern. 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 Franquet
A young / baby of a Franquet is called a 'pup'. A Franquet group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the Franquet's epauletted bat

Epomops franqueti is easily mistaken for the similar Epomops buettikoferi.

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