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SPECIES Chaerephon solomonis

Author:Troughton, 1931.
Citation:Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W., 56: 201.
Common Name:Solomons Mastiff Bat
Type Locality:Solomon Isls, SW coast of Ysabel Isl, 6 mi. (9 km) W of Tuarugu Village, cave at Mufu Point.
Distribution:Solomon Isls.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:plicatus species group. Often included in jobensis (e.g. Felten, 1964a; Hill, 1983), but provisionally recognized as distinct following Flannery (1995b).
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