Tube-nosed fruit bats

Tube-nosed fruit bats

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

 

Facts about the genus Nyctimene, the tube-nosed fruit bats

Blossom Bats and Tube-nosed Fruit Bats are tree roosting although they do not have permanent camps, roosting alone or in small groups, partially camouflaged to look like a dead leaf.

Nyctimene is rtransformed into an Owl, 1767

Rising from the Sea, 1772 Nyctimene is transformed into an Owl, 1767

The glyph for Nyctimene is my own invention.

The species level taxonomy of Australo-Papuan Nyctimene is not fully resolved (Donnellan et al.

Tube-nosed fruit bats are found in tropical New Guinea and New Britain. (Full text)

Nyctimene is transformed into an owl by Minerva. (Full text)

1192 The story of Nyctimene is told most succinctly by Hyginus, Fabula cciv, Nyctimene Epopei regis Lesbiorum filia uirgo formosissima dicitur fuisse. (Full text)

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