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Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger)
Subject: Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger)
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Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger)

Pteropus niger at La Vanille Crocodile Farm, Mauritius
Date 28 July 1989
Author Simon J. Tonge

The Mauritian flying fox (Pteropus niger), also known as Greater Mascarene flying fox or Mauritius fruit bat is a large megabat species endemic to Mauritius and La Réunion.

Scientific Name: Pteropus niger (Kerr, 1792)
Common Names: Greater Mascarene Flying Fox, Mauritan Flying Fox, Mauritian Flying Fox, Mauritius Fruit Bat; [French] Grande roussette des Mascareignes, Roussette noire; [Spanish] Zorro Volador Negro de Mauricio
Vespertilio vampirus ssp. niger Kerr, 1792
Pteropus fuscus E. Geoffroy, 1803
Pteropus mauritianus Hermann, 1804
Pteropus rufus Tiedemann, 1808
Pteropus pteropus Merriam ex Brisson, 1895
Pteropus vulgaris E. Geoffroy, 1810

pteropus fuscus
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