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Groove-toothed bat

Binomial name: Phoniscus atrox, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr, 1905

The groove-toothed bat (Phoniscus atrox) is a species of bat in the family Vespertilionidae, the vesper bats. It is native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. It is an uncommon species that depends on forests for survival, and it is threatened by deforestation.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Chiroptera
Family
Vespertilionidae
Genus
Phoniscus
Species
Phoniscus atrox

Common names

  • English:
    • Gilded groove-toothed bat
    • Groove-toothed bat
    • Groove-toothed trumpet-eared bat

Synonyms

  • Kerivoula atrox, Gerrit Smith Miller, Jr (1905)

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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