Pteropus alecto

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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: Pteropodini
Subtribus: Pteropodina
Genus: Pteropus
Species: Pteropus alecto
Subspecies: P. a. alecto – P. a. aterrimus – P. a. gouldi – P. a. morio

Name[edit]

Pteropus alecto Temminck, 1837

Type locality: Indonesia, North Sulawesi, Menado.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Helgen, K.M. 2004: On the identity of flying-foxes, genus Pteropus (Mammalia: Chiroptera), from islands in the Torres Strait, Australia. Zootaxa, 780: 1-14. Abstract & excerpt
  • Temminck. 1837. Monogr. Mamm., 2: 75.
  • Conservation status: IUCN Red List

Distribution[edit]

  • Sulawesi, Saleyer Island, Lombok, Bawean Island, Kangean Islands, Sumba Island, and Savu Island (Indonesia)
  • North and East Australia
  • South New Guinea

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Schwarzer Flughund
English: Black Flying Fox