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Masked flying fox

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Chiroptera
Genus  Pteropus
Higher classification  Flying foxes
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Pteropodidae
Scientific name  Pteropus personatus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Lombok flying fox, Ontong Java flying fox, Solomons flying fox, Philippine gray flying fox, Banks flying fox

The masked flying fox, Moluccan masked flying fox or masked fruit bat (Pteropus personatus), is a species of flying fox in the family Pteropodidae. It is endemic to Indonesia. It is part of a species complex of closely related species. The species is hunted.

Distribution and habitat

The masked flying fox is native to the North Molluca Islands in Indonesia.

References

Masked flying fox Wikipedia


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