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meaning: "Clawed bat"
Named By: Nancy B. Simmons, Kevin L. Seymour, Jorg Habersetzer & Gregg F. Gunnell in 2008
Time Period: 52.5 Ma Early Eocene
Location: USA, Wyoming - Green River Formation
Size: Roughly 25 centimetres long, 52 centimetre wingspan
Diet: Insectivore
Fossil(s): Almost complete skull and skeleton preserved flat on a slab
Classification: | Chordata | Mammalia | Chiroptera | Onychonycteridae | Onychonycteris |

Onychonycteris is the most primitive of the two oldest known monospecific genera of bat, having lived in the area that is current day Wyoming during the Eocene period, 52.5 million years ago.

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