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White-winged flying fox

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The white-winged flying fox (Desmalopex leucopterus), also known as the mottle-winged flying fox is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae. They are endemic to the Philippines. Their natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. They are threatened by habitat loss.[1] In 2008, Giannini et al. revived the genus Desmalopex and placed D. leucopterus in it.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b Ong, P.; Rosell-Ambal, G.; Tabaranza, B.; Balete, D.; Heaney, L.; Alcala, E. & Cariño, A.B. (2008). "Pteropus leucopterus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T18731A8512765. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T18731A8512765.en.
  2. ^ Giannini, Norberto P.; Almeida, Francisca Cunha; Simmons, Nancy B.; Helgen, Kristofer M. (2008). "The systematic position of Pteropus leucopterus and its bearing on the monophyly and relationships of Pteropus (Chiroptera : Pteropodidae)". Acta Chiropterologica. 10: 11–20. doi:10.3161/150811008x331054. hdl:11336/82001.
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White-winged flying fox: Brief Summary

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The white-winged flying fox (Desmalopex leucopterus), also known as the mottle-winged flying fox is a species of bat in the family Pteropodidae. They are endemic to the Philippines. Their natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. They are threatened by habitat loss. In 2008, Giannini et al. revived the genus Desmalopex and placed D. leucopterus in it.

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