Cusp-toothed Flying Fox, Cusp-toothed Fruit Bat, Cusp-toothed Monkey-faced Bat
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Facts Summary: The Guadalcanal Monkey-faced Bat (Pteralopex atrata) is a species of concern belonging in the species group "mammals" and found in the following area(s): Solomon Islands. This species is also known by the following name(s): Cusp-toothed Flying Fox, Cusp-toothed Fruit Bat, Cusp-toothed Monkey-faced Bat.
Guadalcanal Monkey-faced Bat Facts Last Updated: January 1, 2016
To Cite This Page:
Glenn, C. R. 2006. "Earth's Endangered Creatures - Guadalcanal Monkey-faced Bat Facts" (Online).
Accessed 11/26/2020 at http://earthsendangered.com/profile.asp?sp=3543&ID=4.
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