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SPECIES Myonycteris (Myonycteris) torquata

Author:Dobson, 1878.
Citation:Cat. Chiroptera Brit. Mus.: 71, 76.
Common Name:Little Collared Fruit Bat
Type Locality:N Angola.
Distribution:Guinea and Sierra Leone to Uganda, south to Angola and NW Zambia; Bioko (Equatorial Guinea).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Myonycteris. Includes leptodon and wroughtoni; see Hayman and Hill (1971), Peterson et al. (1995), and Bergmans (1976, 1997). Koopman (1994) recognized torquata, leptodon, and wroughtoni as subspecies, but see Bergmans (1997).



    collaris Andersen, 1907
    leptodon Andersen, 1908
    wroughtoni Andersen, 1908

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