Pteralopex is a genus of large megabats in the Pteropodidae family. They are restricted to Solomon Islands rain forests in Melanesia, and all species are seriously threatened, being rated as either endangered or critically endangered by IUCN. Two species, P. taki and P. flanneryi, have been described since 2000.
- Bougainville monkey-faced bat, Pteralopex anceps
- Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat, Pteralopex atrata
- Greater Monkey-faced Bat, Pteralopex flanneryi
- Montane monkey-faced bat, Pteralopex pulchra
- New Georgian Monkey-faced Bat, Pteralopex taki
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