Solomons flying fox

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Solomons flying fox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
Species: P. rayneri
Binomial name
Pteropus rayneri
Gray, 1870
Distribuzione di Pteropus rayneri.tif
Solomons flying fox range
  P. r. rayneri
  P. r. grandis
  P. r. rubianus
  P. r. monoensis
  P. r. lavellanus

The Solomons flying fox (Pteropus rayneri) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. The population abundance has been marked by periodic die-offs of generally unknown cause, including a major die-off in the 1980s. Hunting may be a significant threat to the population.[1]


  1. ^ a b Hamilton, S. & Leary, T. (2008). "Pteropus rayneri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 December 2013.