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The greater bamboo bat (Tylonycteris robustula) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is found in Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

Greater bamboo bat
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Tylonycteris
T. robustula
Binomial name
Tylonycteris robustula
Thomas, 1915

It has two subspecies:

  • Tylonycteris robustula malayana
  • Tylonycteris robustula robustula


  1. ^ Bates, P.; Francis, C.; Rosell-Ambal, G. & Heaney, L. (2008). "Tylonycteris robustula". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T22578A9378011. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T22578A9378011.en. Retrieved 12 January 2018.
  • China's Tiny Bats By Libiao Zhang in Volume 6, Number 9 - September 2008 issue of "Bat Conservation Times".