Turkanycteris Gunnell and Manthi 2018 (fruit bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Pteropodidae

Full reference: G. F. Gunnell and F. K. Manthi. 2018. Pliocene bats (Chiroptera) from Kanapoi, Turkana Basin, Kenya. Journal of Human Evolution 1-10

Parent taxon: Pteropodidae according to G. F. Gunnell and F. K. Manthi 2018

Sister taxa: Eidolon, Notopteris, Nyctimene, Propottininae, Pteropus, Rousettus

Subtaxa: Turkanycteris harrisi

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Type: Turkanycteris harrisi

Ecology: volant herbivore-insectivore

Distribution: found only at Kanapoi Nzube's Mandible Site (Pliocene of Kenya)

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