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SPECIES Pteropus samoensis

Author:Peale, 1848.
Citation:Mammalia in Repts. U.S. Expl. Surv., 8: 20.
Common Name:Samoan Flying Fox
Type Locality:Samoan Isls, Tutuila Isl (American Samoa).
Distribution:Fiji Isls, Samoan Isls.
Status:CITES Appendix I. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) and IUCN 2003 Vulnerable.
Comments:samoensis species group. Includes nawaiensis; see Hill and Beckon (1978) and Banack (2001).
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SUBSPECIES samoensis

SUBSPECIES nawaiensis

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