Makira flying fox

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Makira flying fox
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
P. cognatus
Binomial name
Pteropus cognatus
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Makira flying fox range

The Makira flying fox (Pteropus cognatus) is a species of megabat in the genus Pteropus, found in the Solomon Islands.[2] The species is currently decreasing and is endangered due to threats from logging and hunting. In 2013, Bat Conservation International listed this species as one of the 35 species of its worldwide priority list of conservation.[3]


  1. ^ Lavery, T.H. (2017). "Pteropus cognatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T136397A22014516.
  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
  3. ^ "Annual Report 2013-2014" (PDF). Bat Conservation International. August 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2017.