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SPECIES Nyctimene malaitensis

Author:Phillips, 1968.
Citation:Univ. Kansas Publ. Mus. Nat. Hist., 16: 822.
Common Name:Malaita Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Solomon Isls, Malaita Isl.
Distribution:Malaita and Makira Isls (Solomon Isls).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) No Data: Limited Distribution. IUCN 2003 Vulnerable.
Comments:albiventer species group. Possibly a synonym of vizcaccia; see Flannery (1995b) but note that he used the name bougainville for the latter taxon.
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