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SPECIES Pteropus cognatus

Author:K. Andersen, 1908.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 2: 365.
Common Name:Makira Flying Fox
Type Locality:Solomon Isl, Makira ("San Cristoval" = San Cristobal Isl).
Distribution:Makira and Uki Ni Masi Isls (Solomon Isls).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) No Data: Limited Distribution as P. rayneri cognatus. IUCN 2003 Not listed.
Comments:Often considered a subspecies of rayneri (e.g., Hill, 1962a), but apparently distinct; see Flannery (1995b). May be conspecific with rennelli (K. Helgen, pers. comm.).



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