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Beccari's free tailed bat

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Chiroptera
Genus  Mormopterus
Scientific name  Mormopterus beccarii
Rank  Species
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Molossidae
Subgenus  M. (Micronomus)
Higher classification  Mormopterus
Beccari's free-tailed bat
Similar  Mormopterus, Bat, Mammal, Free‑tailed bat, Southern free‑tailed bat

Beccari's free-tailed bat or Beccari's mastiff bat (Mormopterus beccarii) is a species of bat in the family Molossidae, the free-tailed bats. It is native to Australia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.

This bat can be found in several habitat types, including savanna, tropical moist forest, and fragmented and urban habitat. It roosts in trees, caves, and buildings in small colonies.

This is a common species which is not considered to be threatened.

References

Beccari's free-tailed bat Wikipedia


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