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SPECIES Dobsonia minor

Author:Dobson, 1878.
Actual Date:1879
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1878: 875.
Common Name:Lesser Naked-backed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua, Manokwari Div., Amberbaki.
Distribution:C and W New Guinea and adjacent small islands; Sulawesi.
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Rare. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:minor species group. Reviewed by Bergmans and Sarbini (1985) and Corbet and Hill (1992); also see Flannery (1995a, b) and Bonaccorso (1998).
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