First record of Dobson’s Long-tongued Fruit Bat Eonycteris spelaea (Dobson, 1871) (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) from Kerala, India

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P. O. Nameer
R. Ashmi
Sachin K. Aravind
R. Sreehari


A new site record for the Dobson‘s Long-tongued Fruit Bat Eonycteris spelaea (Pteropodidae, Chiroptera) is presented from Kerala, India.  A revised distribution map of the species is also given.  The morphometry of Eonycteris spelaea is discussed. DNA sequences have been deposited in GenBank. 


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