Glischropus javanus Chasen, 1939:189

Javan thick-thumbed bat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1939

Rediscovered in 2004

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Java (western), Indonesia












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