IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)


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Range Description

This species is found in the Philippines and Indonesia. In the Philippines, it is reported from Basilan, Malanipa, the tip of the Zamboanga peninsula on Mindanao (Zamboanga del Sur Province), as well as Sanga-sanga, Sibutu, and Tawi-tawi in the Sulu Islands (Heaney et al. 1998). The species is also known from two small islands in Indonesia, off the southeast coast of Borneo, Masalambu Besar (Solombo Besar) and Mata Siri (Java Sea), and from Karakelong in the Talaud Islands (Simmons 2005; K. Helgen pers. comm.). Previous reports from Cebu, Mactan, and Negros in the Philippines were based on subadult Pteropus hypomelanus (Heaney et al. 1998). All reports of the species are from low elevations, up to 800 m asl.


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