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genus

Nyctimene Borkhausen, 1797

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Chiroptera - bats »  family Pteropodidae - fruit bats »  subfamily Pteropodinae

Scientific synonyms

Cephalotes Geoffroy, 1810
Gelasinus Temminck, 1837
Harpyia Illiger, 1811
Nyctymene Bechstein, 1800
Uronycteris Gray, 1863

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Included taxa

Number of records: 15

species Nyctimene aello (Thomas, 1900) - Broad-striped Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene albiventer (Gray, 1863) - Common Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene cephalotes (Pallas, 1767) - Pallas's Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene certans K. Andersen, 1912 - Mountain Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene cyclotis K. Andersen, 1910 - Round-eared Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene draconilla Thomas, 1922 - Dragon Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene keasti Kitchener in Kitchener, Packer & Maryanto, 1993 - Keast's Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene major (Dobson, 1877) - Island Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene malaitensis Phillips, 1968 - Malaita Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene masalai Smith & Hood, 1983 - Demonic Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene minutus K. Andersen, 1910 - Lesser Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene rabori Heaney & Peterson, 1984 - Philippine Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene robinsoni Thomas, 1904 - Queensland Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene sanctacrucis Troughton, 1931 - Nendo Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
species Nyctimene vizcaccia Thomas, 1914 - Umboi Tube-nosed Fruit Bat

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [80d5592b-a2b7-482f-9301-c5fc162654ee]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Nyctimene Borkhausen, 1797]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015

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