Nyctophilus howensis   (McKean)

Lord Howe Long-eared Bat
(Nyctophilus howensis)

syn. -


Australia: Lord Howe Island

local name: -

size: (?)

extinction date: ca. 1800

This species was described in the year 1975 on the basis of an incomplete, subfossil scull, which was found in a small cave named 'Goosberry Cave' on the island of Lord Howe.

All attempts to find further skeletal parts or possibly even living specimens of this species were unsuccessful.