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Robert D. Martin, PhD

Class Mammalia Order Dermoptera Family Cynocephalidae Number of families 1

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Specialized herbivorous gliding mammals with a furred membrane extending around almost the entire margin of the body


Cat-sized mammals with an overall length of approximately 30 in (75 cm) and a body weight of about 3 lb (1.35 kg)

Number of genera, species

1 genus; 2 species


Evergreen tropical rainforest

Conservation status

Vulnerable: 1 species

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