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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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.
In this study the shape and colouration of the testes were in agreement with the report of [23], in Cynopterus sphinx gangeticus bat, that the testes were ovoid in shape with creamy to milky-whitish colouration, whereas the location of the testis which is in the scrotum was contrary to that of [23], who reported that the testes of Cynopterus sphinx gangeticus were found in the abdominal region at the base of the urinary bladder while the scrotal sac or pouch is absent.
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.
leschenaulti (31 bats [49.1%]) and Cynopterus sphinx (3 bats [2.8%]) (Table).