Animal Species:Cape York Pipistrelle

Cape York Pipistrelles are very small bats, common along the creek and river systems of Cape York. They are less common in the Top End where they are found mostly near the coast.

Standard Common Name

Cape York Pipistrelle

Habitat

Cape York Pipistrelles probably roost in trees.

Economic/social impacts

Cape York Pipistrelles are vulnerable to loss of roost sites in tree hollows and loss of feeding grounds by forestry activities, clearing for agriculture.

Classification

Species:
adamsi
Genus:
Pipistrellus
Family:
Vespertilionidae
Order:
Chiroptera
Subclass:
Eutheria
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

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Tags bats, mammals, flying, flight, eutherians, placentals, vertebrates, bats in Australia,