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SPECIES Nyctimene aello

Author:Thomas, 1900.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 5: 216.
Common Name:Broad-striped Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay Prov., Milne Bay.
Distribution:Mainland New Guinea; Kairiru and Admosin Isls (Papua New Guinea); Misool and Salawati Isl (Prov. of Papua, Indonesia).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Rare as N. aello, No Data: Limited Distribution as N. celaeno. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (nt) as N. aello; Vulnerable as N. celaeno.
Comments:aello species group. Includes celaeno, see Flannery (1995a, b) and Bergmans (2001). Also see Bonaccorso (1998).



    celaeno Thomas, 1922

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