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SPECIES Pteropus molossinus

Author:Temminck, 1853.
Citation:Esquisses Zool. sur la Côte de Guine: 62.
Common Name:Caroline Flying Fox
Type Locality:Caroline Isls, Ponape (Micronesia).
Distribution:Pohnpei (= Ponape) and possibly Mortlock Isls (Caroline Isls, Micronesia).
Status:CITES – Appendix I. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) – Endangered: Limited Distribution. IUCN 2003 – Critically Endangered.
Comments:molossinus species group. See Flannery (1995b).
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    breviceps Thomas, 1883

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