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Rousettus amplexicaudatus  (E. Geoffroy, 1810)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631667

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Geoffroy's rousette [English]
 
    Geoffroy's Rousette [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  
                                           GenusRousettus Gray, 1821  
                                              SubgenusRousettus (Rousettus) Gray, 1821  
                                                 SpeciesRousettus amplexicaudatus (E. Geoffroy, 1810) – Geoffroy's rousette, Geoffroy's Rousette  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus amplexicaudatus amplexicaudatus (E. Geoffroy, 1810)  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus amplexicaudatus brachyotis (Dobson, 1877)  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus amplexicaudatus hedigeri Pohle, 1953  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus amplexicaudatus infumatus (Gray, 1870)  
                                                    Subspecies Rousettus amplexicaudatus minor (Dobson, 1873)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Rousettus amplexicaudatus    
       
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  Publication(s):    
  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: Rousettus amplexicaudatus, Geoffroy's Rousette [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: Rousettus amplexicaudatus   
       
  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: Rousettus amplexicaudatus, Geoffroy's rousette [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Australia  
    Southern Asia  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) - Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 - Lower Risk (lc)  
    Comments: Subgenus Rousettus. Revised by Rookmaaker and Bergmans (1981); also see Hill (1983), Bergmans and Rozendaal (1988), and Flannery (1995a, b). Peterson et al. (1995) suggested that brachyotis and minor may represent distinct species. Subspecies allocation of Sulawesi and Kasi Isl (Indonesia) populations is uncertain; see Koopman (1994) and Kompanje and Moeliker (2001)  
 

 

   

 
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