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Rousettus obliviosus  Kock, 1978
Taxonomic Serial No.: 631673

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Comoro rousette [English]
 
    Comoro 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 obliviosus Kock, 1978 – Comoro rousette, Comoro Rousette  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Don E. Wilson  
  Notes: Smithsonian Institution, MRC 108 Washington DC 20560-0108   
  Reference for: Rousettus obliviosus    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source:    
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  Notes:    
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  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bergmans, Wim  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title: Taxonomy and biogeography of African fruit bats (Mammalia, Megachiroptera). 4. The genus Rousettus Gray, 1821   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Beaufortia, vol. 44, no. 4   
  Page(s): 79-126   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0067-4745   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rousettus obliviosus   
       
  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 obliviosus, Comoro 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 obliviosus   
       
  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 obliviosus, Comoro rousette [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Africa  
       
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 Comments
       
  Comment: Status: IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) - Not Threatened. IUCN 2003 - Lower Risk (nt)  
    Comments: Subgenus Rousettus. Considered a subspecies of madagascarensis by Peterson et al. (1995), but see Bergmans (1994)  
 

 

   

 
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