Woodford's fruit bat
|Woodford's fruit bat|
|Woodford's fruit bat range|
"Taxonomic Notes: The species Melonycteris aurantius was synonymized with this species."
"This species is present in Solomon Island chain (Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands). The subspecies Melonycteris woodfordi woodfordi is found on the islands of Bougainville and Buka of Papua New Guinea, and the islands of Oblari, Alu, Choisel, Fauro, Mono, and Santa Ysabel in the Solomon Islands. The subspecies M. w. aurantius is found on Nggela and Florida Islands in the Solomon Islands (Bonaccorso 1998; Flannery 1995). The species occurs from sea level to 1,100 m asl."
- Chiroptera Specialist Group 1996. Melonycteris woodfordi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
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