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Species profile—Pteropus poliocephalus (grey-headed flying-fox)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats) → Pteropus poliocephalus (grey-headed flying-fox)

Photo of Pteropus poliocephalus (grey-headed flying-fox) - Gynther, I.,Ian Gynther,1989
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats)
Scientific name
Pteropus poliocephalus Temminck, 1825
Common name
grey-headed flying-fox
Type reference
Temminck, C.J. (1825) Vues generales sur l'order des cheiropteres. Pp 157-204. In Temminck, C.J. (1824-1827) Monographies de Mammalogie. Paris: G. Dufour and E. D'Ocangne Tom. 1.
WildNet taxon ID
962
Alternate name(s)
Grey-headed fruit-bat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
Critical
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Disease Vector
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Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=962

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
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Last updated
23 October 2019
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