Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
Salim Ali's fruit bat
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Species : Latidens salimalii
The Salim ali's fruit bat is listed as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the Salim AliA young / baby of a Salim Ali is called a 'pup'. A Salim Ali group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Salim Ali's fruit bat habitatsArtificial / Terrestrial, Caves, Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic), Forest, Plantations, Subtropical / Tropical Moist Lowland and Subtropical / Tropical Moist Montane
Facts about the Salim Ali's fruit bat
com 3 Field Director and Conservator of Forests, Project Tiger, Tamil Nadu Forest Department, Kalakkad-Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Tirunelveli - 627 007, Tamil Nadu, India Abstract: Salim Ali's fruit bat (Latidens salimalii) is endemic to southern India and is classified as Critically Endangered by IUCN.
Salim Ali's fruit bat (latidens salimalii) is medium-sized as far as fruit bats go, having blackish brown .
Salim Ali's fruit bat is one of the world's rarest bats and is the only species in the .
Description Salim Ali's fruit bat is one of the world's rarest bats and is the only species in the genus Latidens. (Full text)
Another problem facing Salim Aliâ€™s fruit bat is the mistaken belief that they hold medicinal value. (Full text)
Salim Ali's Fruit Bat Salim Aliâ€™s fruit bat (latidens salimalii) is medium-sized as far as fruit bats go, having blackish brown fur on its head, lighter brown on the wing membranes and long fur, and a soft, light greyish-brown underbelly. (Full text)More animals beginning with S