Micropteropus pusillus — Overview

Peters's Lesser Epauletted Fruit Bat learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Micropteropus pusillus, the dwarf epauleted bat, has an Ethiopian distribution. It occurs in western, southwestern, and central Africa. The northern boundary of its range is set by the Sudanian and Ethiopian highlands, the eastern boundary is set by the Ethiopian highlands. The southern limit of the range is within the North Zambesian woodland. Micropteropus pusillus is found in Senegal, southern Sudan and Ethiopia, and south to Angola and southern Zaire.

Biogeographic Regions: ethiopian


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