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SPECIES Macroglossus sobrinus

Author:K. Andersen, 1911.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 8, 3: 641, 642.
Common Name:Greater Long-nosed Fruit Bat
Type Locality:Malaysia, Perak, Gunong Igari (= Mt Igari), 2,000 ft. (610 m).
Distribution:NE India, Burma, C and S Thailand, S Laos, Vietnam, Sumatra, Java, Bali, and Sipora, Siberut, and Mentawai Isls (Indonesia). Reports of this species from Cambodia cannot be confirmed (Kock, 2000a).
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed by Bates and Harrison (1997); also see Bergmans (2001).
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