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SPECIES Pteropus melanotus

Author:Blyth, 1863.
Citation:Cat. Mamm. Mus. Asiat. Soc. Calcutta: 20.
Common Name:Black-eared Flying Fox
Type Locality:India, Nicobar Isls.
Distribution:Nicobar and Andaman Isls (India); Engano Isl and Nias Isl (Indonesia); Christmas Isl.
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:melanotus species group. Does not include satyrus; see Bates and Harrison (1997).
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SUBSPECIES melanotus

SUBSPECIES modiglianii

SUBSPECIES natalis

SUBSPECIES niadicus

SUBSPECIES tytleri

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