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SPECIES Pteropus caniceps

Author:Gray, 1870.
Citation:Cat. Monkeys, Lemurs, Fruit-eating Bats Brit. Mus.: 107.
Common Name:North Moluccan Flying Fox
Type Locality:Indonesia, Maluku, Halmahera, Batjan (= Batchian, Bacan).
Distribution:Halmahera (Indonesia). Sula, Peleng, and Sangihe Isl records are erroneous, and a single Sulawesi record (obtained from a dealer) is dubious (Bergmans and Rozendaal, 1988; K. Helgen, pers. comm.; Koopman, 1993).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:caniceps species group. Includes dobsoni; see Laurie and Hill (1954). Also see Flannery (1995b).
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SUBSPECIES caniceps

SUBSPECIES dobsoni

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