Species Epomophorus gambianus (Ogilby, 1835) (Gambian epauleted bat)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Chiroptera
  • ---- family: Pteropodidae
  • ----- species: Epomophorus gambianus
Characteristics:herbivore; body-length: 12-25cm; wingspan: 50cm; the fur is greyish brown to nearly white in colour; the face appears dog-like with the long snout and the simple ears, at the base of which are a white marks; the males are larger and have characteristic patches of white fur on the shoulders;
Countries:

BW
Botswana
MZ
Mozambique
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0717
Southern Africa bushveld
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT0907
Zambezian flooded grasslands
AT1004
Drakensberg montane grasslands, woodlands and forests
AT1012
Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 207
Source: wikimedia
Date: 1878-01-01
Place: unknown
Creator: George Edward Dobson
Permission: Public Domain
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/24839800
Date: 2013-05-31
Place: Gambia
Creator: STUART_BURNS1
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution License
Comments: Bats in the Gambia

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