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SPECIES Nyctimene albiventer

Author:Gray, 1862.
Actual Date:1863
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1862: 262.
Common Name:Common Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Maluku, Morotai Isl.
Distribution:New Guinea, Molucca Isls.
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:albiventer species group. Does not include draconilla; see Hill (1983). Does not include bougainville, which Smith and Hood (1983) placed in vizcaccia. Includes papuanus, see Kitchener et al. (1995c). Peterson (1991) treated papuanus as a distinct species but provided no comparisons with albiventer. Does not include keasti; see Kitchener et al. (1995c). Also see Flannery (1995a, b). Aru Isl population has not been allocated to subspecies; see Kitchener et al. (1995c). Reviewed by Bergmans (2001).
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SUBSPECIES albiventer

SUBSPECIES papuanus

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