Pteropus coxi Helgen, Helgen & Wilson, 2009

Large Samoan flying fox

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Between 1838 and 1841

 

Distribution

Samoa

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: USNM 3791 ("probably male")

Type locality: "Samoan Isle"

Paratype: USNM 3790

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Helgen, Kristofer M, Helgen, Lauren E., and, Wilson, Don E. (2009). Pacific Flying Foxes (Mammalia: Chiroptera): Two New Species of Pteropus from Samoa, Probably Extinct. American Museum Novitates 3646: 1-37.

 

Other references:

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/13441/pteropus-coxi-large-samoan-flying

 

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