Cynopterus sphinx


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Noun1.Cynopterus sphinx - a variety of fruit eating bat
fruit bat, megabat - large Old World bat of warm and tropical regions that feeds on fruit
Cynopterus, genus Cynopterus - a genus of Megachiroptera
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bats trapped (%) Bat species Cat Tien National Park Cynopterus sphinx * 0/0 Hipposideros armiger ([dagger]) 2/6 Hipposideros larvatui ([dagger]) 3/5 Megaerops niphanae * 0/0 Megaderma spasma ([dagger]) 0/0 Megaderma lyra ([double dagger]) 1/1 Rhinolophus acuminatus ([dagger]) 0/0 Rhinolophus chaseli ([dagger]) 2/5 Rhinolophus sinicus ([dagger]) 0/3 Rhinolophus luctus ([dagger]) 0/1 Total 8/21 (38.
Has three subtypes: Pteropus Giganteous (Indian Flying Fox), Rousettus Leschenaulti (Fulvous Fruit Bat) and Cynopterus Sphinx (Greater Short- Nosed Fruit Bat).
Seven bat species (Rousettus leschenaulti Cynopterus sphinx Hipposideros armiger Rhinolophus ferrumequinum Rhinolophus pusillus Tadarida teniotis Murina leucogaster) were selected in this study which cover the main categories of order Chiroptera.
Min Tan of the Guangdong Entomological Institute in Guangzhou, China, conducted the study on short-nosed fruit bat Cynopterus sphinx, found in south-east Asia.