Kei flying fox

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Kei flying fox
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
P. keyensis
Binomial name
Pteropus keyensis
Peters, 1867
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Kei flying fox range

The Kei flying fox (Pteropus keyensis) is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus found in the Kai Islands of Indonesia. It was formerly considered a subspecies of the black-bearded flying fox (Pteropus melanopogon).[2] Very little is known about the species, its habitat, or threats to it.[1]


  1. ^ a b Tsang, S.M. (2016). "Pteropus keyensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T136528A21980435. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T136528A21980435.en.
  2. ^ D.E. Wilson & D.M. Reeder, 2005: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore