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SPECIES Pteropus loochoensis

Author:Gray, 1870.
Citation:Cat. Monkeys, Lemurs and Fruit-eating Bats, British Museum: 106.
Common Name:Japanese Flying Fox
Type Locality:Japan, Okinawa, Li-ki Isls.
Distribution:Okinawa Isl, Ryky Isls (Japan).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Endangered: Limited Distribution as P. mariannus loochoensis. IUCN 2003 Extinct.
Comments:mariannus species group. Often included in mariannus, but see Corbet and Hill (1980) and Yoshiyuki (1989). Reviewed by Yoshiyuki (1989). Flannery (1995b) treated loochoensis as a subspecies of mariannus without comment.



    keraudreni Fritze, 1894
    loochooensis Fritze, 1894
    luchuensis Seitz, 1892

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