Pteropus vampyrus Linnaeus 1758 (large flying fox)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Pteropodidae

Alternative combination: Vespertilio vampyrus

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Pteropus according to O. Thomas 1911

See also Linnaeus 1758 and Stone and Rehn 1902

Sister taxa: Pteropus alecto, Pteropus giganteus, Pteropus hypomelanus, Pteropus intermedius, Pteropus lylei, Pteropus mariannus, Pteropus melanotus, Pteropus niger, Pteropus poliocephalus

Ecology: volant herbivore-insectivore

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Pteropus vampyrus in the database

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