The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Pteropus nitendiensis Sanborn, 1930

Temotu flying fox

 

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Pteropus sanctacrucis Troughton, 1930

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1926

Rediscovered in 2001

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Nendö and Tömotu Neo, southern Solomon Islands

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Flannery, T. F. (1995). Mammals of the South-West Pacific and Moluccan Islands. Comstock/Cornell, Ithaca, Ny, USA.

Leary, T. and Aujare, I. (1994). Review of the Status and Distribution of Pteropus Flying Foxes in Solomon Islands and a Preliminary Assessment of Fruit Crop Damage in Temotu Province. The Nature Conservancy; Environment and Conservation Division, Ministry of Natural Resources and the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, Honaira Field Office.

Leary, T., Hamilton, S. & James, R. (2008). Pteropus nitendiensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T18744A8535844. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T18744A8535844.en. Downloaded on 15 February 2017.

 

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