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SPECIES Pteropus subniger

Author:Kerr, 1792.
Citation:InLinnaeus, Anim. Kingdom, 1: 91.
Common Name:Dark Flying Fox
Type Locality:Mascarene Isls, Réunion Isl (France).
Distribution:Réunion and Mauritius Isls (Mascarene Isls).
Status:CITES – Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) and IUCN 2003 – Extinct.
Comments:subniger species group. Reviewed by Bergmans (1990). Probably extinct, see Cheke and Dahl (1981).



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