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SPECIES Pteropus gilliardorum

Author:Van Deusen, 1969.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 2371: 5.
Common Name:Gilliard's Flying Fox
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Bismarck Arch., West New Britain Province, Whiteman Mtns, Wild Dog Ridge, ca. 1,600 m.
Distribution:New Britain and New Ireland (Bismarck Arch., Papua New Guinea).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) No Data: Limited Distribution. IUCN 2003 Vulnerable as P. gilliardi.
Comments:scapulatus species group. See Flannery (1995b) and Bonaccorso (1998). Previously spelled gilliardi; ammended to gilliardorum by Flannery (1995b) following Article 31.1.2 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature, 1999). Misspelled gailliardi by Koopman (1994).
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