The genus Lissonycteris is possible monotypic taxon with a single species - Angolan rousette
The Angolan fruit bat, Angolan rousette or Silky bat (Myonycteris angolensis) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, moist savanna, and rocky areas.
The Angolan rousette has a wide range encompassing parts of West, East, and Central Africa. It is found from sea level to 4,000 m (13,000 ft) above sea level.