Dwarf flying fox

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Dwarf flying fox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
Species: P. woodfordi
Binomial name
Pteropus woodfordi
Thomas, 1888
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Dwarf flying fox range

The dwarf flying fox, least flying fox, or least fruit bat (Pteropus woodfordi) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. It is threatened by deforestation, which is believed to damage roosting sites in old growth forests.[1]


  1. ^ a b Leary, T. & Hamilton, S. (2008). "Pteropus woodfordi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 December 2013.