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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)

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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
Conservation significant
Yes
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Disease Vector
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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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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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