Broad-nosed bats

Broad-nosed bats

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Stenodermatinae
Genus : Platyrrhinus


Facts about the genus Platyrrhinus, the broad-nosed bats

Greater Broad-nosed bats are, as in all insectivorous bat species, highly susceptible to insecticides both directly and indirectly (on their food source).

Other information: South eastern broad-nosed bats are mostly found in areas east of the Great Dividing Range in tall wet forest or rainforest, but they have also been found in low open forest near Canberra. (Full text)

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