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Pteropus rodricensis  Dobson, 1878
Taxonomic Serial No.: 203459

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Rodriguez flying fox [English]
 
    flying fox [English]
 
    Rodrigues fruit bat [English]
 
    Rodrigues Island flying fox [English]
 
    Rodrigues Flying Fox [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderChiroptera Blumenbach, 1779 – morcego, quiróptero, bats  
                                  SuborderYinpterochiroptera Springer, Teeling, Madsen, Stanhope and Jong, 2001  
                                     FamilyPteropodidae Gray, 1821 – flying foxes, Old World fruit bats  
                                        SubfamilyPteropodinae Gray, 1821 – Old World fruit bats  
                                           GenusPteropus Brisson, 1762 – flying foxes  
                                              SpeciesPteropus rodricensis Dobson, 1878 – Rodriguez flying fox, flying fox, Rodrigues fruit bat, Rodrigues Island flying fox, Rodrigues Flying Fox  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Alfred L. Gardner  
  Notes: Curator of North American mammals and Chief of Mammal Section, National Biological Service, Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC, USA   
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis    
       
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: 2002 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, 07-Nov-2003, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.redlist.org/   
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis   
       
  Source: Checklist of CITES species: Index of CITES species, document (version 2013)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: UNEP-WCMC (Comps.) 2013. Checklist of CITES species. CITES Secretariat, Geneva, Switzerland, and UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, United Kingdom. Available online at http://checklist.cites.org/   
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis   
       
  Source: U. S. Dept. Interior, database (version 1)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis   
       
  Source: U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program-11/03, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: http://www.fws.gov/endangered/   
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dobson, George Edward  
  Publication Date: 1878   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Chiroptera in the Collection of the British Museum   
  Page(s): 567   
  Publisher: Taylor and Francis   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: DOI: 10.1515/MAMM.2009.011   
  Reference for: original description   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Simmons, Nancy B. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Chiroptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 312-529   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis, Rodrigues Flying Fox [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service  
  Publication Date: 1984   
  Article/Chapter Title: Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Rule to List 10 Foreign Mammals as Endangered Species, and Withdrawal of 1 Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Federal Register, vol. 49, no. 15   
  Page(s): 2779-2783   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis, Rodrigues Island flying fox [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2nd ed., 3rd printing   
  Page(s): xviii + 1207   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-217-9   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, Don E., and F. Russell Cole  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Mammals of the World   
  Page(s): xiv + 204   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-383-3   
  Notes: With contributions by Bernadette N. Graham, Adam P. Potter, and Mariana M. Upmeyer   
  Reference for: Pteropus rodricensis, Rodriguez flying fox [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: US ESA: Listed Endangered, as published in Federal Register Volume 49, Number 15, Pages 2779 - 2783, January 23, 1984  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II. U.S. ESA - Endangered. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) - Endangered: Limited Distribution. IUCN 2003 - Critically Endangered; extinct on Round Isl  
    Comments: molossinus species group. See Bergmans (1990)  
    CITES: Appendix II under Pteropus, per 2013 Checklist of CITES species: Index of CITES species published with amendments to the Appendices and changes in standard scientific nomenclature following the 16th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (Bangkok, 2013). For current status see CITES.org  
 

 

   

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