Large Palau flying fox
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Pteropodidae
Subfamily : Pteropodinae
Species : Pteropus pilosus
The Large palau flying fox, palau flying-fox, palau fruit bat is listed as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the large Palau flying foxA large Palau flying fox group is called a 'flock'.
Facts about the large Palau flying fox
Justification Pteropus pilosus is known from only two specimens collected prior to 1874.
Andersen, 1908) The Large Palau Flying Fox (Pteropus pilosus) is an extinct species of middle-sized megabat from the Palau Islands in Micronesia. (Wiki)
The sheathtail bat is considered Endangered while another species, the large Palau flying-fox (Pteropus pilosus) is presumed to be extinct (Flannery 1995, Wiles et al. (Full text)More animals beginning with L