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SPECIES Dobsonia emersa

Author:Bergmans and Sarbini, 1985.
Citation:Beaufortia, 34: 185.
Common Name:Biak Naked-backed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua, Biak, Sorido.
Distribution:Biak and Owii Isls (in Geelvink Bay, New Guinea).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) No Data: Limited Distribution. IUCN 2003 Vulnerable.
Comments:moluccensis species group. See Flannery (1995b). There is a closely related, undescribed species on Numfoor Isl (K. Helgen, pers. comm.).
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