Greenish yellow bat

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Greenish yellow bat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Scotophilus
Species: S. viridis
Binomial name
Scotophilus viridis
Peters, 1852

The greenish yellow bat (Scotophilus viridis) is a species of vesper bat. It is found in Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitats are dry and moist savanna.


  1. ^ Monadjem, A.; Griffin, M. (2017). "Scotophilus viridis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T20073A22032552. 

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