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SPECIES Aproteles bulmerae

Author:Menzies, 1977.
Citation:Aust. J. Zool., 25: 331.
Common Name:Bulmer's Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Chimbu Prov., 2 km SE Chuave Govt. Sta., 1,530 m.
Distribution:Mainland Papua New Guinea.
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Endangered: Limited Distribution. IUCN 2003 Critically Endangered.
Comments:Originally described from fossil material, but since found living (Flannery and Seri, 1993; Hyndman and Menzies, 1980). See also Flannery (1995a) and Bonaccorso (1998).
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