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SPECIES Pteropus scapulatus

Author:Peters, 1862.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1862: 574.
Common Name:Little Red Flying Fox
Type Locality:Australia, Queensland, Cape York.
Distribution:Australia, S New Guinea, accidental on New Zealand.
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:scapulatus species group. See Flannery (1995a) and Bonaccorso (1998).
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    elseyi Peters, 1862

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