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Pteropus pelewensis  K. Andersen, 1908
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945989

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Pelew Flying Fox [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
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  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 pelewensis K. Andersen, 1908 – Pelew Flying Fox  
       

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  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 pelewensis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Andersen, Knud  
  Publication Date: 1912   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue of the Chiroptera in the Collection of the British Museum, 2nd edition, vol. 1: Megachiroptera   
  Page(s): 854   
  Publisher: Taylor and Francis   
  Publication Place: London, England   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: Available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/8409391   
  Reference for: Pteropus pelewensis   
       
  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 pelewensis, Pelew Flying Fox [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Oceania  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin:    
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: CITES: Appendix I 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  
    Status: CITES - Appendix II. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (1992) - Endangered: Limited Distribution as P. mariannus pelewensis. IUCN 2003 - Not listed  
    Comments: mariannus species group. Often treated as a subspecies of mariannus, but apparently distinct (Corbet and Hill, 1980; Flannery, 1995b). See comments under mariannus  
 

 

   

 
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