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  • Six of these bat species are endemic, including a newly described species of long-eared bat (Nyctophilus nebulosus) discovered in 1991 around Nouméa and caught for the second time in the same area in 2000.

    Biological diversity in New Caledonia

  • A new species of long-eared bat (Nyctophilus: Vespertilionidae) from New Caledonia.

    Biological diversity in New Caledonia

  • A fossil bat skull, uncovered in 1972, has been described as a new species Nyctophilus howensis; it may have persisted into modern times.

    Lord Howe Island Group, Australia

  • Family Species Soricidae Suncus mertensi* Pteropodidae Pteropus lombocensis* Vespertilionidae Nyctophilus heran* Muridae Bunomys naso* Muridae Komodomys rintjanus* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Lesser Sundas deciduous forests


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  • Nyctophilus is a genus of long-eared vespertilionid bats of Australia and New Guinea (Oxford English Dictionary). See nyctophilus.

    September 18, 2011