Kei flying fox

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Kei flying fox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
Species: 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).[1] Very little is known about the species, its habitat, or threats to it.[2]


  1. ^ 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
  2. ^ Bates, P. & Bumrungsri, S. (2008). "Pteropus keyensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 December 2013.