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Species profile—Nyctimene cephalotes (Torresian tube-nosed bat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats) → Nyctimene cephalotes (Torresian tube-nosed bat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats)
Scientific name
Nyctimene cephalotes Geoffroy, 1810
Common name
Torresian tube-nosed bat
Type reference
Geoffroy, E. (1810). Description des roussettes et des cephalotes, deux nouveaux genres de la familledes chauve-souris. Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris 15:86-108.
WildNet taxon ID
983
Synonym(s)
Nyctimene bougainville
Nyctimene vizcaccia
Nyctimene cephalotes vizcaccia
Alternate name(s)
Torresian tubenosed bat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
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=983

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
7 September 2021
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