Sulawesi flying fox

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Sulawesi flying fox
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Acerodon
Species: A. celebensis
Binomial name
Acerodon celebensis
(Peters, 1867)
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Sulawesi flying fox range
Synonyms

Acerodon arquatus

The Sulawesi flying fox or Sulawesi fruit bat (Acerodon celebensis) is a species of megabat endemic to Indonesia.[2] Although classified as "Least Concern" by the IUCN, it is listed on appendix II of CITES.


References[edit]

  1. ^ Hutson, A.M., Kingston, T., Helgen, K. & Sinaga, U. (2008). Acerodon celebensis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 4 February 2009.
  2. ^ Simmons, N. B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 313. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.