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Species profile—Pteropus brunneus (Percy Island flying-fox)


Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats) → Pteropus brunneus (Percy Island flying-fox)

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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Mammalia (mammals)
Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats)
Scientific name
Pteropus brunneus Dobson, 1878
Common name
Percy Island flying-fox
Type reference
Dobson, G.E. (1878) Catalogue of the Chiroptera in the collection of the British Museum. London: British Museum xlii 567pp.
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
Percy Island flying fox
dusky flying-fox
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Extinct in the wild
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Conservation significant
Pest status
Disease Vector

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

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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