Peters's fruit bat

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Peters’s Fruit Bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Cynopterus
Species: C. luzoniensis
Binomial name
Cynopterus luzoniensis
(Peters, 1861)
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Peters’s Fruit Bat range

Peters’s fruit bat (Cynopterus luzoniensis) is a species of megabat within the family Pteropodidae.[2] It is found in Sulawesi, Philippines, and adjacent small islands.[3]



  • Don E. Wilson & Deeann, and M. Reeder, 2005: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore
  • Peters. 1861. Monatsberichte der Koniglich Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 1861: 708.
  • Conservation status: IUCN link: Cynopterus luzoniensis (Not Evaluated)
  • Cynopterus luzoniensis on Mammal Species of the World.