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SPECIES Pteropus brunneus

Author:Dobson, 1878.
Citation:Cat. Chiroptera Brit. Mus.: 37.
Common Name:Dusky Flying Fox
Type Locality:Australia, Queensland, Percy Isl.
Distribution:Known from the type locality only.
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Extinct? IUCN 2003 Extinct.
Comments:subniger species group. Known only from the holotype. It is not clear that this taxon represents a valid species, see Koopman (1984c).
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