It is found throughout the islands of Panstatum except for Okostetuo, Kazimotuo and Nanasta, at elevations from sea level to 2000 feet. It is evaluated as least concern. As its name suggests the Panstatum silver bat is usually a striking silver colour, although white and black individuals have been observed. The wing membranes are usually brown. The appendages are a bright orange. Is a small species with a head and body length of 3 inches. Individuals weigh between 6-8 grams. The bat is a frugivore specializing on citrus fruit. Little is known about the Panstatum silver bat's reproduction but research is being carried out by Panstatum National University.