Chiroptera

Class Mammalia Order Chiroptera

Number of families 19 living families (18

recognized by some researchers)

Number of genera, species 192 genera; 1,057

species

Photo: An Indian fruit bat (Cynopterus sphinx) nursing her young. (Photo by Harald Schütz. Reproduced by permission.)

Class Mammalia Order Chiroptera

Number of families 19 living families (18

recognized by some researchers)

Number of genera, species 192 genera; 1,057

species

Photo: An Indian fruit bat (Cynopterus sphinx) nursing her young. (Photo by Harald Schütz. Reproduced by permission.)

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