Nyctophilus howensis   (McKean)


 
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Lord Howe Long-eared Bat
(Nyctophilus howensis)

 
syn. -

 
distribution:

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.

 
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