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SPECIES Melonycteris (Nesonycteris) woodfordi

Author:Thomas, 1887.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 5, 19: 147.
Common Name:Woodford's Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Solomon Isls, Western Province, Alu Isl (near Shortland Isl)
Distribution:Bougainville and Buka Isls (Papua New Guinea), N and W Solomon Isls.
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened as M. woodfordi, No Data: Limited Distribution as M. aurantius. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc) as M. woodfordi; Vulnerable as M. aurantius.
Comments:Subgenus Nesonycteris. Includes aurantius; see Flannery (1993b). Also see Flannery (1995b) and Bonaccorso (1998).


SUBSPECIES woodfordi

SUBSPECIES aurantius


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