NYCTERIDAE (Slit-faced Bats)

The Nycteridae is a family of microchiropteran bats represented by sixteen living species of the
genus Nycteris. Apart from a concentration of species in Subsaharan Africa, members of the
genus have found their way to peripheral locations north of the Sahara, on Madagascar, and
in Southeast Asia.

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