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SPECIES Paranyctimene tenax

Author:Bergmans, 2001.
Citation:Beaufortia, 51: 146.
Common Name:Steadfast Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province, 32 km SSW of Wau, upstream of Anadea, about 0736'S, 14637'E, 850 m.
Distribution:Mainland New Guinea; Waigeo Isl (Indonesia, Prov. of Papua).
Status:IUCN 2003 not evaluated (new species).
Comments:Originally placed in Nyctimene (subgenus Paranyctimene) by Bergmans (2001); see comments under those genera. Many published records referred to raptor may actually represent tenax, see Bergmans (2001).
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SUBSPECIES tenax

SUBSPECIES marculus

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