Nyctimene robinsoni (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae)

  title={Nyctimene robinsoni (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae)},
  author={A. Loveless and K. Mcbee},
  journal={Mammalian Species},
  pages={68 - 75}
Abstract Nyctimene robinsoni (Thomas 1904) is currently the only species of tube-nosed bat in Australia. This medium-sized bat in the group commonly referred to as megachiropterans, is distinguishable by tube-shaped nostrils that protrude 5–6 mm from the end of its rostrum. It is currently considered to be endemic to the eastern coastal regions of Australia, although recent taxonomic revisions and continued field studies may soon expand the known range to include some islands north of the… Expand


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