IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Description

The Egyptian tomb bat is a small bat. Fur fine, silky, with varies color of dark brown and grey on the upperparts, brownish grey on the underparts. Hairs cover both sides of body right to proximal end of tail. Face distinctive with triangular and pointed muzzle. Ears long, narrow, sharply-pointed with club-shaped tragus and some of hairs on the posterior base. Antitragus very small, shorter than lower margin of pinna. Wings long, narrow and dark brown in the centre and creamy color at the tips. Flight membrane brown and smaller than naked-bellied tomb bat.

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