Pteropus gilliardorum Van Deusen, 1969:5

Gilliard's flying fox, Gilliard's flying-fox



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1959

Rediscovered in 1994

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Papua New Guinea












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