Desert yellow bat

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Desert yellow bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Scotoecus
Species: S. pallidus
Binomial name
Scotoecus pallidus
Dobson, 1876

The desert yellow bat (Scotoecus pallidus) is a species of vesper bat. It is found in India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, rural gardens, and urban areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  • Participants of CBSG CAMP Workshop: Status of South Asian Chiroptera 2004. Scotoecus pallidus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.

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