Nendo tube-nosed fruit bat

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Nendo tube-nosed fruit bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Species : Nyctimene sanctacrucis


The Nendo tube-nosed fruit bat is listed as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Nendo tubenosed fruit bat
A young / baby of a Nendo tubenosed fruit bat is called a 'pup'. A Nendo tubenosed fruit bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the Nendo tube-nosed fruit bat

Of these endemic and near-endemic species, the Fijian blossom-bat (Notopteris macdonaldi) and Banks flying-fox (Pteropus fundatus) are considered vulnerable, and the Nendö tube-nosed bat (Nyctimene sanctacrucis) is presumed to be extinct (IUCN 2000).

The Nendo or Santa Cruz Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (Nyctimene sanctacrucis) is an extinct megabat from the Santa Cruz Group of the Solomon Islands, near the eastern limit of the distribution of tube-nosed fruit bats. (Wiki)

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