Silvered bat

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Silvered bat
Glauconycteris argentata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Glauconycteris
Species: G. argentata
Binomial name
Glauconycteris argentata
(Dobson, 1875)

Chalinolobus argentatus (Dobson, 1875)

The silvered bat (Glauconycteris argentata) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and moist savanna.


  1. ^ Monadjem, A.; Taylor, P.J.; Jacobs, D.; Cotterill, F. (2017). "Glauconycteris argentata". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T44790A22068006. 

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