Temotu flying fox

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Temotu flying fox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
Species: P. nitendiensis
Binomial name
Pteropus nitendiensis
Sanborn, 1930
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Temotu flying fox range

The Temotu flying fox (Pteropus nitendiensis) is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands. It is threatened by habitat destruction due to subsistence agricultural practices, as well as natural disasters such as tropical cyclones.[1]


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