Greater musky fruit bat

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greater musky fruit bat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Ptenochirus
Species: P. jagori
Binomial name
Ptenochirus jagori
Peters, 1861
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Greater musky fruit bat range

The greater musky fruit bat (Ptenochirus jagori) is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Philippines. It was named by Peters for Fedor Jagor.[2]


  1. ^ Ong, P.; Rosell-Ambal, G.; Tabaranza, B.; Heaney, L.; Pedregosa, M.; Paguntalan, L.M.; Cariño, A.B.; Ramayla, S.; Duya, P.; Warguez, D.; Alcala, E.; Garcia, H.; Pamaong, R.; Gonzalez, J.C. & Lorica, R.P. (2008). "Ptenochirus jagori". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T18653A8504028. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T18653A8504028.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Watkins and Grayson (2009). "The Eponym Dictionary of Mammals". pp. 209-210. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. ISBN 978-0-8018-9304-9.

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