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SPECIES Pteralopex pulchra

Author:Flannery, 1991.
Citation:Rec. Aust. Mus., 43: 125.
Common Name:Montane Monkey-faced Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Solomon Isls, Guadacanal, Mount Makarakomburu, 1,230 m.
Distribution:Montane Guadalcanal (Solomon Isls).
Status:Described after completion of IUCN/SSC Old World Fruit Bat Action Plan (1992). IUCN 2003 Critically Endangered.
Comments:Known only from the holotype. See Flannery (1991b, 1995b) and Parnaby (2002b).
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