Epomophorus gambianus (Gambian epauletted fruit bat, Peters' epauletted fruit bat)

Gambiaanse witkolvrugtevlermuis [Afrikaans]

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Epomophorus gambianus (Gambian epauletted fruit bat, Peters' epauletted fruit bat) Epomophorus gambianus (Gambian epauletted fruit bat, Peters' epauletted fruit bat)

Epomophorus gambianus (Gambian epauletted fruit bat, Peters' epauletted fruit bat), Kruger National Park. [photo Callie de Wet ]

Epomophorus gambianus (Gambian epauletted fruit bat, Peters' epauletted fruit bat). [photo Jim Scarff ]

The subspecies in southern Africa is Epomomorphus gambianus crypturus, previously given full species rank as Epomomorphus crypturus and known by the common name Peters' epauletted fruit bat.

 

 


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