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SPECIES Macroderma gigas

Author:Dobson, 1880.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1880: 461.
Common Name:Australian False Vampire Bat
Type Locality:Australia, Queensland, Wilson's River, Mt. Margaret.
Distribution:N and C Australia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:See Hudson and Wilson (1986).
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    saturata Douglas, 1962

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