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SPECIES Paranyctimene raptor

Author:Tate, 1942.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 1204: 1.
Common Name:Unstriped Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Western Province, Fly River, Oroville Camp. (ca. 4 mi. [6 km]) below Elavala River mouth); (613'S, 1417'E).
Distribution:Papua New Guinea; possibly Mainland Prov. of Papua (Indonesia) and Salawati Isl (Indonesia).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Rare. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Reviewed and rediagnosed by Bergmans (2001); also see Flannery (1995a, b) and Bonaccorso (1998). Many of the published records of this species may represent tenax, see Bergmans (2001).
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