Cynopteropus spadiceus (Thomas, 1890), Baram, Sarawak, Malaysia.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
Head and body length, 3.9-5.9 in (10-15 cm); forearm length, 3-3.5 in (7.6-9 cm); tail length, 0.5-0.7 in (1.3-1.8 cm); weight, 2.5-3.5 oz (70-100 g). Pelage brown back and flanks, off-white ventrum, light yellow shoulders.
Islands of Southeast Asia including the southern Philippines.
Lowland primary forest and montane forest. Has been observed in open areas.
Little known. May be monogamous.
FEEDING ECOLOGY AND DIET
Little known, but skull and dental morphology suggests fruit. One group was observed consuming figs.
Little known. Some captured males had functional mammary glands and were lactating. This suggests that males may be involved in care of offspring. Thought to be polygamous.
Lower Risk/Near Threatened.
I Cynopterus sphinx I Eonycteris spelaea I Macroglossus sobrinus
SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS None known. ♦
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