Nyctimene malaitensis Phillips, 1968:822

Malaita tube-nosed bat, Malaita tube-nosed fruit bat



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1968

Rediscovered in 2004

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Malaita & San Cristobal, Solomon Islands












Flannery, T.F. 1995. Mammals of the South-West Pacific and Moluccan Islands. Comstock/Cornell, Ithaca, Ny, USA.

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Mickleburgh, S.P., Hutson, A.M. and Racey, P.A. 1992. Old World Fruit-Bats - An Action Plan for their Conservation. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]

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Simmons, N.B. and A.L. Cirranello. 2023. Bat Species of the World: A taxonomic and geographic database. Version 1.3. Accessed on 06/18/2023. 


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