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species

Black Flying Fox
Pteropus alecto Temminck, 1837

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Chiroptera - bats »  family Pteropodidae - fruit bats »  genus Pteropus - large flying foxes

Scientific synonyms

Pteropus banakrisi Richards & Hall, 2002

Other names

= Black Flying-fox
= Moa Island Fruit Bat (Pteropus banakrisi)
= Torresian Flying Fox (Pteropus banakrisi)

Least Concern LC

Images

Pteropus alecto - Black Flying Fox

Author: Petr Baum

Pteropus alecto - Black Flying Fox

Author: Petr Baum

Pteropus alecto - Black Flying Fox

Author: Petr Baum

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subspecies Pteropus alecto alecto Temminck, 1837
subspecies Pteropus alecto gouldii Peters, 1867

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [3c9bf99e-f1e8-4240-9a96-7f4f2ec6a05c]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pteropus banakrisi Richards & Hall, 2002]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Australian Faunal Directory [f5dd3f5d-3158-4ce0-bb37-ffa40bcf13c0]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Pteropus alecto Temminck, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Pteropus alecto Temminck, 1837]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008
EN Wilson D. E., Reeder D. M. (editors) (2005): Mammal Species of the World (MSW). A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed) [http://www.bucknell.edu/msw3] [as Pteropus banakrisi Richards and Hall, 2002]
Data retrieved on: 5 December 2008

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