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SPECIES Pteropus rayneri

Author:Gray, 1870.
Citation:Cat. Monkeys, Lemurs, Fruit-eating Bats Brit. Mus.: 108.
Common Name:Solomons Flying Fox
Type Locality:Solomon Isls, Guadalcanal Isl.
Distribution:Bougainville and Buka Isls (Papua New Guinea); Solomon Isls.
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:chrysoproctus species group. Does not include cognatus and rennelli; see Flannery (1995b). Also see Bonaccorso (1998).
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SUBSPECIES rayneri

SUBSPECIES grandis

SUBSPECIES lavellanus

SUBSPECIES monoensis

SUBSPECIES rubianus

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