Bonin flying fox

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Bonin flying fox
Bonin flying fox Stuffed specimen.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
Species: P. pselaphon
Binomial name
Pteropus pselaphon
Lay, 1829
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Bonin flying fox range

The Bonin flying fox, Bonin fruit bat (Pteropus pselaphon), or in Japanese Ogasawara giant bat (オガサワラオオコウモリ Ogasawara ōkōmori?) is a species of flying fox in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic to four islands (Chichijima, Hahajima, North Iwo Jima, and South Iwo Jima) in Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Its natural habitat is subtropical forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Source[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ishii, N. & Maeda, K. (2008). "Pteropus pselaphon". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 December 2013.