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Old World sucker-footed bat

(Myzopoda aurita)

Description

The Madagascar sucker-footed bat,Old World sucker-footed bat,or simply sucker-footed bat (Myzopoda aurita) is a species of bat in the family Myzopodidae endemic to Madagascar,especially in the eastern part of the forests.The genus was thought to be monospecific until a second species,Myzopoda schliemanni,was discovered in the central western lowlands.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Chiroptera
Family:Myzopodidae
Genus:Myzopoda
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