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SPECIES Pteropus ualanus

Author:Peters, 1883.
Citation:Ges. Nat. Fr., 1: 1.
Common Name:Kosrae Flying Fox
Type Locality:Ualan (= Kosrae; Micronesia)
Distribution:Kosrae (Micronesia).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Endangered: Limited Distribution as P. mariannus ualanus. IUCN 2003 Not listed.
Comments:mariannus species group. Often treated as a subspecies of mariannus, but clearly distinct (Corbet and Hill, 1980; K. Helgen, pers. comm.; Flannery, 1995b). See comments under mariannus.
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