Monkey-faced bats

Monkey-faced bats

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

 

Facts about the genus Pteralopex, the monkey-faced bats

Whether, however, the tail is longer than in the existing Notopteris of Fiji and New Guinea, or whether the molars are more distinctly cusped than is the case with the Solomon Island Pteropus (Pteralopex), is not stated.

The head and body length of the genus Pteralopex is 255 - 280 mm (10 - 11"). (Full text)

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