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Murina guilleni Soisook et al., 2013
Guillen's Tube-nosed Bat
Murina guilleni nicobarensis Soisook et al., 2013
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A small-sized bat with a short tail, completely enclosed in the interfemoral membrane, except for a tip of 1 mm. The forearm length averages 34.0 mm (31.9 - 35.9 mm). Ears broad and rounded, without an emargination on the posterior border; tragus of each long, narrow and tapering. The muzzle is hairy except for the nostrils which are characteristically protuberant and outward facing. The pelage is thick and soft. Dorsal pelage is grey basally with orange-brown tips. On the ventral surface, the hairs are less bright, a uniform dark grey except on the neck and chest where the hairs are grey basally with orange tips. Interfemoral membrane is moderately hairy with golden hairs above; the undersurface nearly naked. The feet are characterized by their hairy toes.
Little is known about the ecology of this species except that it is found in secondary disturbed and primary undisturbed forests.
Murina guilleni nicobarensis Soisook et al. 2013
India - Nicobar Islands
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