Craseonycteridae

Class Mammalia Order Chiroptera Suborder Microchiroptera Family Craseonycteridae

Thumbnail description

World's smallest bat, thickened snout with two crescent shaped nostrils, eyes are minute, ears large with well developed tragus, no external tail, pelage is light buffy brown above, paler below

Size

Head and body 1.3 in, 34 mm; no tail; forearm 0.9 in, 24-25 mm; weight 2.0-2.6 grams

Number of genera, species

1 genus; 1 species

Habitat

Caves in limestone outcrops usually located near rivers, bamboo, deciduous and evergreen forest, paddy and cassava fields, orchards

Conservation status

Endangered

Distribution

Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

Distribution

Thailand and Myanmar (Burma)

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