Woodford's fruit bat

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Woodford's fruit bat
Melonycteris woodfordi.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Melonycteris
M. woodfordi
Binomial name
Melonycteris woodfordi
(Thomas, 1887)
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Woodford's fruit bat range

Woodford's fruit bat (Melonycteris woodfordi), also known as the orange fruit bat, is a species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to the Solomon Islands.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lavery, T.H. (2017). "Melonycteris woodfordi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T13140A21977332. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-2.RLTS.T13140A21977332.en.