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SPECIES Emballonura furax

Author:Thomas, 1911.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 7: 384.
Common Name:New Guinean Sheath-tailed Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua, S of Charles Louis Range, Kapare River, Whitewater Camp., 400 ft. (122 m).
Distribution:Prov. of Papua (Indonesia); Papua New Guinea including Bismarck Arch.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:raffrayana species group. Revised by Flannery (1994b), who described serii based on specimens from New Ireland Isl originally referred to furax. Also see Flannery (1995a) and Bonaccorso (1998).



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