Red fruit bat (Stenoderma rufum)

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Red fruit bat fact file

Red fruit bat description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderChiroptera
FamilyPhyllostomidae
GenusStenoderma (1)

Information on the red fruit bat (Stenoderma rufum) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Red fruit bat status

The red fruit bat is classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (December, 2011)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Red fruit bat head detail  
Red fruit bat head detail

© Dr. Allen Kurta

Allen Kurta
http://www.emich.edu/biology/faculty/kurta.php

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