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SPECIES Pteropus pelewensis

Author:K. Andersen, 1908.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 2: 364.
Common Name:Pelew Flying Fox
Type Locality:Micronesia, Caroline Isls, Palau Isl (= Pelew Isls).
Distribution:Pelew Isls (Micronesia).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Endangered: Limited Distribution as P. mariannus pelewensis. IUCN 2003 Not listed.
Comments:mariannus species group. Often treated as a subspecies of mariannus, but apparently distinct (Corbet and Hill, 1980; Flannery, 1995b). See comments under mariannus.
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