Chironax

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Megachiroptera

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Amniota
Cladus: Synapsida
Informal group: Pelycosauria
Cladus: Eupelycosauria
Ordo: Therapsida
Cladus: Theriodontia
Cladus: Cynodontia
Cladus: Mammaliaformes
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Trechnotheria
Infraclassis: Zatheria
Supercohort: Theria
Cohort: Eutheria
Magnordo: Epitheria
Superordo: Laurasiatheria
Ordo: Chiroptera
Subordo: Megachiroptera

Familia: Pteropodidae
Subfamilia: Pteropodinae
Tribus: Cynopterini
Subtribus: Cynopterina
Genus: Chironax
Species: C. melanocephalus

Name[edit]

Chironax K. Andersen, 1912

Type Species: Pteropus melanocephalus Temminck, 1825

References[edit]

  • K. Andersen. 1912. Cat. Chiroptera British Museum, 2nd ed.: 658.
  • Chironax in Mammal Species of the World.
    Wilson, D. E. & Reeder, D. M. (eds.) (2005). Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third edition. ISBN 0801882214

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Black-capped Fruit Bat