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SPECIES Dobsonia moluccensis

Author:Quoy and Gaimard, 1830.
Citation:In d'Urville, Astrolabe, Zool., 1(L'Homme, Mamm. Oiseaux): 86.
Common Name:Moluccan Naked-backed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Maluku (Moluccas), Amboina Isl.
Distribution:Molucca Isls including Bacan, Buru and Seram; Banda Isls, Aru Isls, Waigeo (Prov. of Papua, Indonesia).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:moluccensis species group. Does not include pannietensis; see Bergmans (1979). Koopman (1979, 1982) included magna and anderseni in moluccensis, but see Bergmans and Sarbini (1985) and Bonaccorso (1998).



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