IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

Distribution

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Pteropus hypomelanus is found in the Indo-Australian region, including the Philippines, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Trobiand, and the Woodlork Islands and west to Thailand and the Mergui Archipelago, but excluding Java and the lesser Sunda shelf islands. Variable flying foxes are also found in the Maldives and on islands along the eastern and western coastal regions of the Malay Peninsula. They are not found on the mainland Malay peninsula or on mainland India or Sri Lanka.

Biogeographic Regions: oriental (Native ); australian (Native )

Other Geographic Terms: island endemic

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