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SPECIES Megaerops ecaudatus

Author:Temminck, 1837.
Citation:Monogr. Mamm., 2: 94.
Common Name:Temminck’s Tailless Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, W Sumatra, Padang.
Distribution:Borneo, Sumatra, W Malaysia, Thailand, perhaps Vietnam.
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) – Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Some records of this species from India, Thailand, and Vietnam (Hill, 1983; Van Peenen et al., 1969) are referable to niphanae; see Corbet and Hill (1992). Reviewed by Maharandatunkamsi and Maryanto (2002).
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