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SPECIES Rousettus (Rousettus) amplexicaudatus

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1810.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris, 15: 96.
Common Name:Geoffroy's Rousette
Type Locality:Indonesia, Lesser Sunda Isls, Timor Isl.
Distribution:Cambodia, Thailand, Burma, and Laos; Peninsular Malaysia through Indonesia, Java, and Bali; Philippines; New Guinea; Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Isls.
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Rousettus. Revised by Rookmaaker and Bergmans (1981); also see Hill (1983), Bergmans and Rozendaal (1988), and Flannery (1995a, b). Peterson et al. (1995) suggested that brachyotis and minor may represent distinct species. Subspecies allocation of Sulawesi and Kasi Isl (Indonesia) populations is uncertain; see Koopman (1994) and Kompanje and Moeliker (2001).
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SUBSPECIES amplexicaudatus

SUBSPECIES brachyotis

SUBSPECIES hedigeri

SUBSPECIES infumatus

SUBSPECIES minor

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