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SPECIES Dobsonia beauforti

Author:Bergmans, 1975.
Citation:Beaufortia, 23(295): 3.
Common Name:Beaufort’s Naked-backed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Prov. of Papua, Sorong Div., Waigeo Isl, Njanjef.
Distribution:Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati, Gebe, Gag, and Biak Isls (off Vogelkop Peninsula, New Guinea).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) – No Data: Limited Distribution. IUCN 2003 – Endangered.
Comments:viridis species group. Closely related to viridis; see Bergmans (1975). Also see Flannery (1995b).
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