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Pteropodinae  Gray, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 552333

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subfamily  
  Common Name(s): Old World fruit bats [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      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  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Genus Acerodon Jourdan, 1837  
                                           Genus Aethalops Thomas, 1923  
                                           Genus Alionycteris Kock, 1969  
                                           Genus Aproteles Menzies, 1977  
                                           Genus Balionycteris Matschie, 1899  
                                           Genus Casinycteris Thomas, 1910  
                                           Genus Chironax K. Andersen, 1912  
                                           Genus Cynopterus F. Cuvier, 1824  
                                           Genus Desmalopex Miller, 1907  
                                           Genus Dobsonia Palmer, 1898  
                                           Genus Dyacopterus K. Andersen, 1912  
                                           Genus Eidolon Rafinesque, 1815  
                                           Genus Epomophorus Bennett, 1836  
                                           Genus Epomops Gray, 1870  
                                           Genus Haplonycteris Lawrence, 1939  
                                           Genus Harpyionycteris Thomas, 1896  
                                           Genus Hypsignathus H. Allen, 1861  
                                           Genus Latidens Thonglongya, 1972  
                                           Genus Lissonycteris K. Andersen, 1912  
                                           Genus Megaerops Peters, 1865  
                                           Genus Micropteropus Matschie, 1899  
                                           Genus Mirimiri Helgan, 2005  
                                           Genus Myonycteris Matschie, 1899  
                                           Genus Nanonycteris Matschie, 1899  
                                           Genus Neopteryx Hayman, 1946  
                                           Genus Nyctimene Borkhausen, 1797  
                                           Genus Otopteropus Kock, 1969  
                                           Genus Paranyctimene Tate, 1942  
                                           Genus Penthetor K. Andersen, 1912  
                                           Genus Plerotes K. Andersen, 1910  
                                           Genus Ptenochirus Peters, 1861  
                                           Genus Pteralopex Thomas, 1888  
                                           Genus Pteropus Brisson, 1762 – flying foxes 
                                           Genus Rousettus Gray, 1821  
                                           Genus Scotonycteris Matschie, 1894  
                                           Genus Sphaerias Miller, 1906  
                                           Genus Styloctenium Matschie, 1899  
                                           Genus Thoopterus Matschie, 1899  

  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: Pteropodinae    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Pteropodinae    
  Other Source(s):    
  Reference for:    
  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: Pteropodinae   

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