Masked flying fox

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Masked flying fox
Pteropus personatus - Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Giacomo Doria - Genoa, Italy - DSC02566.JPG
Pteropus personatus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
P. personatus
Binomial name
Pteropus personatus
Temminck, 1825
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Masked Flying Fox range

The masked flying fox, Moluccan masked flying fox or masked fruit bat (Pteropus personatus), is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to Indonesia. It is part of a species complex of closely related species.[2] The species is hunted.[1]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

The masked flying fox is native to the North Molluca Islands in Indonesia.[2]


  1. ^ a b Tsang, S.M. (2016). "Pteropus personatus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T18747A22084787. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T18747A22084787.en.
  2. ^ a b Don E. Wilson; DeeAnn M. Reeder (2005). Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. JHU Press. pp. 342–. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0.