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SPECIES Myonycteris (Myonycteris) torquata

Author:Dobson, 1878.
Citation:Cat. Chiroptera Brit. Mus.: 71, 76.
Common Name:Little Collared Fruit Bat
Type Locality:N Angola.
Distribution:Guinea and Sierra Leone to Uganda, south to Angola and NW Zambia; Bioko (Equatorial Guinea).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Myonycteris. Includes leptodon and wroughtoni; see Hayman and Hill (1971), Peterson et al. (1995), and Bergmans (1976, 1997). Koopman (1994) recognized torquata, leptodon, and wroughtoni as subspecies, but see Bergmans (1997).
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Synonyms:

    collaris Andersen, 1907
    leptodon Andersen, 1908
    wroughtoni Andersen, 1908

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