Casinycteris argynnis Thomas, 1910
Type locality: Cameroon, Ja River, Bitye.
* Thomas. 1910. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 8, 6: 111.
* Cameroon to Congo.
The Short-palated Fruit Bat (Casinycteris argynnis) is a species of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Casinycteris. It is found in Cameroon, Central African Republic, and Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
* Mickleburgh, S., Hutson, A. & Bergmans, W. 2004. Casinycteris argynnis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
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