Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Macroglossinae
Genus : Eonycteris
Facts about the genus Eonycteris, the dawn bats
At dusk and dawn bats are on the wing.
Dawn bats are found throughout Southeast Asia to Borneo and the Philippines and in India's mountainous Northeast, the westernmost limit of its range.
Dawn bats are major pollinators of flowers of durian fruit, yet this important crop is increasingly threatened by dwindling bat populations.
Dawn Bats are 8. (Full text)
Dawn Bats are the prime pollinators of the durian tree. (Full text)
Although there are peaks of activity at dusk (and also at dawn) bats are active all night throughout the breeding season. (Full text)