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SPECIES Pteropus ornatus

Author:Gray, 1870.
Citation:Cat. Monkeys, Lemurs, Fruit-eating Bats Brit. Mus.: 105.
Common Name:Ornate Flying Fox
Type Locality:New Caledonia, Noumea (France).
Distribution:New Caledonia and Loyalty Isls.
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Indeterminate. IUCN 2003 Vulnerable.
Comments:subniger species group. Includes auratus; see Felten (1964b). Also see Sanborn and Nicholson (1950) and Flannery (1995b).
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SUBSPECIES ornatus

SUBSPECIES auratus

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