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SPECIES Rousettus (Stenonycteris) madagascariensis

Author:G. Grandidier, 1928.
Citation:Bull. Acad. Malgache, N.S., 11: 91.
Common Name:Malagasy Rousette
Type Locality:Madagascar, Beforona (between Tananarive [= Antananarivo] and Andevoranto).
Distribution:Madagascar except SW region.
Status:IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Subgenus Stenonycteris. Considered a subspecies of lanosus by Hayman and Hill (1977), but see Bergmans (1977). Revised by Peterson et al. (1995). Does not include obliviosus; see Bergmans (1994), but also see Peterson et al. (1995).
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