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SPECIES Nyctimene cephalotes

Author:Pallas, 1767.
Citation:Spicil. Zool., 3: 10.
Common Name:Pallas's Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Maluku, Ambon Isl; see Andersen (1912) for discussion.
Distribution:Indonesia: Sulawesi, Sula Isls; Seram, Boano, Ambon, and Buru Isls (Molucca Isls); extreme S New Guinea and Moa Isl (Australia). Records reported from Timor probably represent keasti; see Kitchener et al. (1995c). A record from Numfor Isl (off N coast New Guinea) represents an undescribed species, and another undescribed species occurs in the Sangihe Isls (K. Helgen, pers. comm.).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:cephalotes species group. Does not include vizcaccia; see Smith and Hood (1983). Revised by Kitchener et al. (1995c). Also see Heaney and Peterson (1984), Flannery (1995b), Bonaccorso (1998), Bergmans (2001), and Kompanje and Moeliker (2001).


SUBSPECIES cephalotes



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