Long-haired rousette

Long-haired rousette

Long-haired fruit bat

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Rousettus lanosus

The long-haired fruit bat (Stenonycteris lanosus ), also known as the long-haired rousette, is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is the only member of the genus Stenonycteris. It was formerly classified in the genus Rousettus until a 2013 phylogenetic study found it to belong to its own genus and tribe.

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It is native to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Long-haired rousette habitat map
Long-haired rousette habitat map
Long-haired rousette
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References

1. Long-haired rousette Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-haired_rousette
2. Long-haired rousette on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/19758/22001971

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