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SPECIES Cynocephalus volans

Author:Linnaeus, 1758.
Citation:Syst. Nat., 10th ed., 1: 30.
Common Name:Philippine Flying Lemur
Type Locality:Philippine Isls
Distribution:Philippine Isls: Dinagat, Mindanao, Basilan, Samar, Siargao, Leyte, and Bohol.
Status:IUCN Vulnerable.
Comments:Corbet and Hill (1992) correctly noted that although Pampanga has been given as the type locality, this species has never been known to occur on Luzon Isl. Cabrera (1925) listed C. philippensis (Lesson, 1840) as a synonym. Unable to locate this description.
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