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SPECIES Chironax melanocephalus

Author:Temminck, 1825.
Citation:Monogr. Mamm., 1: 190.
Common Name:Black-capped Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, W Java, Bantam, Gunung Karang (restricted by Bergmans and Rozendaal, 1988).
Distribution:Thailand, W Malaysia, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Nias Isl, and Sulawesi.
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Hill (1983) and Bergmans and Rozendaal (1988).
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SUBSPECIES melanocephalus

SUBSPECIES tumulus

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