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Species profile—Saccolaimus mixtus (Papuan sheathtail bat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Emballonuridae (sheathtail-bats) → Saccolaimus mixtus (Papuan sheathtail bat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Emballonuridae (sheathtail-bats)
Scientific name
Saccolaimus mixtus Troughton, 1925
Common name
Papuan sheathtail bat
Type reference
Troughton, E.le G. (1925) A revision of the genera Taphozous and Saccolaimus (Chiroptera) in Australia and New Guinea, including a new species, and a note on two Malayan forms. Rec. Aust. Mus. 14:313-341.
WildNet taxon ID
1007
Synonym(s)
Taphozous mixtus
Alternate name(s)
New Guinea sheathtail-bat
Cape York sheath-tailed bat
allied freetail-bat
Troughton's sheathtail-bat
wing-pouched saccolaimus
Cape York sheathtail bat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=1007

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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