Nicobar flying fox

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Nicobar flying fox
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
P. faunulus
Binomial name
Pteropus faunulus
Miller, 1902
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Nicobar flying fox range

The Nicobar flying fox (Pteropus faunulus) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to India. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical swamps. It is threatened by habitat loss due to forest clearing.[1]


  1. ^ a b Kingston, T.; Molur, S. & Srinivasulu, C. (2008). "Pteropus faunulus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T18723A8510716. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T18723A8510716.en. Retrieved 15 January 2018.