Dobsonia moluccensis — Overview

Moluccan Naked-backed Fruit Bat learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species ranges from Timor, Samau (I. Maryanto pers. comm.), Maluku Islands (including Ambon, Bacan, Buru and Seram islands), Banda Islands, throughout much of the island of New Guinea (Indonesia and Papua New Guinea), including the Kai and Aru Islands (Indonesia) to Australia, where it is restricted to the Torres Islands and Cape York, Queensland. It is also found on Waigeo, Batanta (Ibhu pers. comm.), Salawati, and Yapen in Indonesia. It has an altitudinal range of sea level up to 2,700 m asl.


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