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SPECIES Pteropus keyensis

Author:Peters, 1867.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 330.
Common Name:Kei Flying Fox
Type Locality:Indonesia, Key (= Kei) Isls.
Distribution:Kai Isls (Indonesia).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) No Data: Limited Distribution as Pteropus melanopogon keyensis. IUCN 2003 Not listed.
Comments:melanopogon species group. Often listed as a subspecies of melanopogon following Laurie and Hill (1954), but see Bergmans (2001), who argued that keyensis should be considered distinct pending additional review of this complex.
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Synonyms:

    chrysargyrus Heude, 1897

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