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SPECIES Epomophorus gambianus

Author:Ogilby, 1835.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1835: 100.
Common Name:Gambian Epauletted Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Gambia, Banjul (restricted by Kock et al., 2002).
Distribution:Senegal and Gambia to Central African Republic, east to Sudan, Ethiopia, S to Malawi and Botswana.
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:gambianus species group. Does not include crypturus and angolensis; see Claessen and De Vree (1990). See Boulay and Robbins (1989), but note that they included crypturus and angolensis in gambianus.
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SUBSPECIES gambianus

SUBSPECIES pousarguesi

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