Island tube-nosed fruit bat

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Island tube-nosed fruit bat
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Nyctimene
N. major
Binomial name
Nyctimene major
(Dobson, 1877)
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Island tube-nosed fruit bat range
  • Gelasinus major (Dobson, 1877)

The island tube-nosed fruit bat (Nyctimene major) is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae. It is found in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon islands.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lamoreux, J. (2008). "Nyctimene major". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T14965A4484292. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T14965A4484292.en. Retrieved 14 January 2018.