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Species profile—Pteropus macrotis epularius (large-eared flying-fox)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats) → Pteropus macrotis epularius (large-eared flying-fox)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats)
Scientific name
Pteropus macrotis epularius Peters, 1867
Common name
large-eared flying-fox
Type reference
Peters, W. (1867) Uber Flederthiere (Pteropus gouldii, Rhinolophus deckenii, Vespertilio lobipes, Vesperugo temminickii) und Amphibien (Hypsilurus godeffroyi, Lygsoma scutatum, Stenostoma narirostre, Onychocaphelus unguirostris, Ahaetulla polylepis, Pseudechis scutellatus, Hoplobatrachus reinhardtii, Hyla coriacea). Mber. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berl. 1867:703-712.
WildNet taxon ID
975
Synonym(s)
Pteropus epularius
Alternate name(s)
sappur
epauletted flying-fox
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Exotic
Pest status
Disease Vector

Other resources

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=975

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

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Last updated
7 September 2021
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