Epauletted fruit bats

Epauletted fruit bats

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Genus : Epomophorus

 

Facts about the genus Epomophorus, the epauletted fruit bats

Peters' Epauletted Fruit Bat - Epomophorus crypturus: Peters' Epauletted Fruit Bats are a common species in part of the southern Africa subregion, including Mozambique, eastern Zaire, Rwanda, Kenya, (Full text)

Peters' Epauletted Fruit Bats are a common species in part of the southern Africa subregion, including Mozambique, eastern Zaire, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, southern Sudan, Ethiopia, Nigeria and parts of South Africa. (Full text)

Epomophorus is a genus of open woodland Fruit Bats rather than forest dwellers. (Full text)

Epauletted Fruit Bat Epauletted Fruit Bats are crepuscular and so are quite easy to see at sunrise and sunset. (Full text)

The ear in Wahlberg¹s epauletted fruit bats is simple, for the outer ear has a basic oval shape, forming an unbroken ring. (Full text)

Wahlberg¹s epauletted fruit bats are found in a variety of colors, the most common being grayish brown, russet, or tawny in color (Nowak 1994). (Full text)

Epauletted fruit bats are thought to pollinate the flowers and Charaxes butterflies also visit the tree. (Full text)

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