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Species profile—Pteropus conspicillatus (spectacled flying-fox)

Classification

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

Photo of Pteropus conspicillatus (spectacled flying-fox) - Thomson, B.,Bruce Thomson
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Pteropodidae (Flying Foxes, Fruit Bats and Blossom-bats)
Scientific name
Pteropus conspicillatus Gould, 1850
Common name
spectacled flying-fox
Type reference
Gould, J. (1850) On new species of Mammaliia and birds from Australia. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1849:109-112.
WildNet taxon ID
986
Alternate name(s)
spectacled fruit-bat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Endangered
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
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=986

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

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