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SPECIES Pteropus conspicillatus

Author:Gould, 1849.
Actual Date:1850
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1849: 109.
Common Name:Spectacled Flying Fox
Type Locality:Australia, Queensland, Fitzroy Isl.
Distribution:N Moluccas (Indonesia); New Guinea and West Papuan Isls (Raja Ampat Isl, off NW coast of New Guinea); NE Queensland (Australia).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:conspicillatus species group. See Webb and Tideman (1995) for discussion of possible hybridization with alecto. Also see Flannery (1995a, b), Bonaccorso (1998), and Bergmans (2001).
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SUBSPECIES conspicillatus

SUBSPECIES chrysauchen

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