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SPECIES Nyctimene cyclotis

Author:K. Andersen, 1910.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 7, 6: 623.
Common Name:Round-eared Tube-nosed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua, Manokwari Div., Arfak Mtns.
Distribution:Arfak Mtns. (New Guinea). Specimens from Mansuar Isl. (Prov. of Papua, Indonesia) may also represent cyclotis (Meinig, 2002). Specimens from New Britain formerly assigned to this species apparently represent vizcaccia (Bonaccorso, 1998).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) No Data. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:cyclotis species group. Apparently does not include certans; see Peterson (1991) and Flannery (1995a, b), though also see Bonaccorso (1998) and comments under certans.



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