Recently a new species named Glischropus meghalayanus has been found. It is a species of what?

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Scientists have discovered a new species of bamboo-dwelling bat in Ri Bhoi district of Meghalaya. The species, found near the Nongkhyllem Wildlife Sanctuary, has been named Glischropus meghalayanus . The newly discovered species is small in size and has a dark brown colour with sulphur yellow belly. Bamboo-dwelling bats are a particular kind of bats living in the internodes of bamboos with specialised morphological characters that help them to adopt to the life inside a bamboo. The total number of bat species known from India stands at 131. Meghalaya, a State with a small geographical area, harbours the highest bat diversity in the country with 67 species, which is about 51% of total bat species in the country. About Meghalaya: Capital: Shillong Governor: Satya Pal Malik Chief Minister: Conrad Sangma

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