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large flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus)

English: Large Flying Fox or kalong (Pteropus vampyrus) in ZOOM Gelsenkirchen (Germany)
Deutsch: Kalong-Flughund (Pteropus vampyrus) in der ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen
Русский: Калонг, или большая летучая лисица (Pteropus vampyrus) в ZOOM Erlebniswelt Gelsenkirchen (Германия)
Date 23 June 2010
Author Dmitrij Rodionov, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:DR
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kalong_(Pteropus_vampyrus)_sleeping_2.jpg

The large flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus), also known as the greater flying fox, Malayan flying fox, Malaysian flying fox, large fruit bat, kalang or kalong, is a southeast Asian species of megabat in the family Pteropodidae. Like the other members of the genus Pteropus, or the Old World fruit bats, it feeds exclusively on fruits, nectar and flowers (despite its scientific name). It is noted for being one of the largest bats. As with nearly all other Old World fruit bats, it lacks the ability to echolocate but compensates for it with well-developed eyesight.
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Pteropodidae
Genus: Pteropus
Species: Pteropus vampyrus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Scientific Name: Pteropus vampyrus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names: Large Flying Fox, Malayan Flying Fox, Large Fruit Bat; [Spanish] Zorro Volador De Cuello Rojo
Taxonomy: Vespertilio vampyrus, Type locality: Indonesia, Java.
Synonyms:
Pteropus caninus Blumenbach, 1797
Pteropus celaeno Hermann, 1804
Pteropus edulis É. Geoffroy, 1810
Pteropus funereus Temminck, 1837
Pteropus javanicus Desmarest, 1820
Pteropus kalou É. Geoffroy, 1810
Pteropus kelaarti Gray, 1870 [skull, not skin]
Pteropus kopangi Kuroda, 1933
Pteropus lanensis Mearns, 1905
Pteropus malaccensis K. Andersen, 1908
Pteropus natunae K. Andersen, 1908
Pteropus nudus Hermann, 1804
Pteropus phaiops Gray, 1870 [not Temminck, 1825]
Pteropus pluton Temminck, 1853
Pteropus pteronotus Dobson, 1878
Pteropus sumatrensis Ludeking, 1862
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