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Pteropus vetulus  Jouan, 1863
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631663

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): New Caledonia Flying Fox [English]
 
    New Caledonian Flying Fox [English]
 
  Valid Name: Pteropus vetula Jouan, 1863
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Pteropus vetulus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  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 vetulus   
       
  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: Pteropus vetulus   
       
  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 vetulus, New Caledonian Flying Fox [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, D. E., and R. A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2019   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 9: Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pteropus vetulus   
       
  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 vetulus   
       
  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 vetulus, New Caledonia Flying Fox [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Australia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: CITES - Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) - Rare: Limited Distribution. IUCN 2003 - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: pselaphon species group. Includes macmillani; see Felten (1964b). Also see Flannery (1995b)  
    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  
    Specific epithet 'vetula' is a noun in apposition and so remains unchanged although Pteropus is treated as masculine  
 

 

   

 
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