Cuban evening bat

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Cuban evening bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Nycticeius
Species: N. cubanus
Binomial name
Nycticeius cubanus
Gundlach, 1861 [2]

The Cuban evening bat (Nycticeius cubanus) is a species of bat in the vesper bat family, Vespertilionidae,[3] that is endemic to western Cuba.[1] It is a small bat, even smaller than cogener Nycticeius humeralis. It is insectivorous, but otherwise little is known about its behavior and diet.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Mancina, C. & Rodriguez, A. (2008). "Nycticeius cubanus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T136386A4284357. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136386A4284357.en. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
  2. ^ Biolib.CZ
  3. ^ Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 462. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.

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