dcsimg
Mark Rosenstein   cc-by-nc-sa-4.0

Pteropus tonganus (Insular Flying Fox) is a species of bats in the family Old World fruit bats. They are listed in cites appendix i. They are found in australasia and Oceania (Australia And Islands). They visit flowers of Coconut and Kapok Tree. They are crepuscular herbivores. Individuals can grow to 177.32 mm. They have . Reproduction is dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on flight to move around.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_I
  • Definition: Appendix I lists species that are the most endangered among CITES-listed animals and plants. They are threatened with extinction and CITES prohibits international trade in specimens of these species except when the purpose of the import is not commercial, for instance for scientific research. In these exceptional cases, trade may take place provided it is authorized by the granting of both an import permit and an export permit (or re-export certificate). Article VII of the Convention provides for a number of exemptions to this general prohibition.
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/9577/legal
show all records
show all records
show all records
show all records
show all records

EOL has data for 48 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Insular Flying Fox. View this species on GBIF