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SPECIES Pteropus macrotis

Author:Peters, 1867.
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 327.
Common Name:Big-eared Flying Fox
Type Locality:Indonesia, Aru Isls, Wokam Isl.
Distribution:New Guinea; Aru Isls (Indonesia); Boigu Isl (Australia).
Status:CITES Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Old World Fruit Bat Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:poliocephalus species group. See Flannery (1995a, b), and Bonaccorso (1998).
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