Tree bat

The tree bat (Ardops nichollsi) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae and the only species in the genus Ardops.[2] It is found in Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Lucia, Saba and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.[1][3]

Tree bat
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Ardops
Miller, 1906
A. nichollsi
Binomial name
Ardops nichollsi
(Thomas, 1891)
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Tree bat range
  • Ardops nichollsi annectens Miller, 1913
  • Ardops nichollsi koopmani Jones & Schwartz, 1967
  • Ardops nichollsi luciae (Miller, 1902)
  • Ardops nichollsi montserratensis (Thomas, 1894)
  • Ardops nichollsi nichollsi (Thomas, 1891)


  1. ^ a b Davalos, L.; Rodriguez Duran, A. (2019). "Ardops nichollsi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T2089A21994786. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-1.RLTS.T2089A21994786.en.
  2. ^ "Oldstyle id: f8780c9eb1be9726acfc59c4294284e4". Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  3. ^ Jones, J. Knox; Genoways, Hugh H. (June 13, 1973). "Ardops nichollsi". Mammalian Species (24): 1–2. doi:10.2307/3503890 – via