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SPECIES Dobsonia viridis

Author:Heude, 1896.
Citation:Mem. Hist. Nat. Emp. Chin., 3: 176.
Common Name:Greenish Naked-backed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Maluku (Moluccas), Kai Isls.
Distribution:C and S Moluccas including Seram, Ambon, and Buru; Banda, and Kai Isls (Indonesia). A closely related but undescribed species occurs in the Tanimbar Isls (K. Helgen, pers. comm.).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:viridis species group. Does not include chapmani; see Bergmans (1978). Does not include crenulata; see Bergmans and Rozendaal (1988). See also Hill (1983) and Flannery (1995b).



    umbrosa Thomas, 1910

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