Talaud flying fox

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Talaud flying fox
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Acerodon
Species: A. humilis
Binomial name
Acerodon humilis
K. Andersen, 1909
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Talaud flying fox range

The Talaud flying fox or Talaud fruit bat (Acerodon humilis) is a species of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic to the islands of Salebabu and Karekaleng in the Talaud Archipelago of Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical swamps.

Threats[edit]

[This species is l]isted as Endangered because its extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km², its range is severely fragmented, and there is ongoing decline in the extent and quality of its habitat, and the number of individuals due to hunting.

IUCN , 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Threats include hunting and habitat loss from logging.[1]

Source[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hutson, A.M., Kingston, T. & Helgen, K. (2008). Acerodon humilis. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 13 January 2009.