Facts: This bat is common where bamboo grows. It has a habit
of roosting inside the stems of the bamboo. The bats gain access
via vertical slits in the stem wall; these slits can created
by beetles. There are 2 species bamboo bats, namely Tylonycteris
robustula (Greater Bamboo Bat) and T. pachypus (Lesser Bamboo
Bat). Both species can be found in Singapore.
Head and body length about 3.5-5 cm without tail.
Consists of insects, including termites.
Roosts in the internodes of bamboos.
destruction and declining presense of wild bamboo.