Lesser sheath-tailed bat

The lesser sheath-tailed bat (Emballonura monticola) is a species of sac-winged bat in the family Emballonuridae. It is found in the Malay Peninsula (including Myanmar and Thailand), Borneo (both Indonesia and Malaysia), and many other parts of the Indonesian Archipelago (e.g., Sulawesi, Java, Sumatra).[1][2] It is locally threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Lesser sheath-tailed bat
Emballonura monticola - 1700-1880 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ20800029.tif
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Emballonuridae
Genus: Emballonura
E. monticola
Binomial name
Emballonura monticola
Temminck, 1838
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Lesser sheath-tailed bat range


  1. ^ a b c Bates, P.J.J.; Francis, C.M.; Kingston, T. (2021). "Emballonura monticola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2021: e.T7674A22134864. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-1.RLTS.T7674A22134864.en. Retrieved 17 November 2021.
  2. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M (eds.). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 312–529. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.