Acerodon

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Eutheria
Ordo: Chiroptera
Subordo: Megachiroptera
Familia: Pteropodidae
Subfamilia: Pteropodinae
Tribus: Pteropodini
Subtribus: Pteropodina
Genus: Acerodon
Species: A. celebensis - A. humilis - A. jubatus - A. leucotis - A. mackloti

Name

Acerodon Jourdan, 1837

Type Species: Pteropus jubatus Eschscholtz, 1831

References

* Jourdan. 1837. L'Echo du Monde Savant, 4(No. 275): 156.
* Acerodon on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder

Vernacular names
English: Flying-foxes

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Acerodon is a genus of bat in the Pteropodidae family. It contains the following species:

Genus Acerodon

* Sulawesi Flying Fox, Acerodon celebensis
* Talaud Flying Fox, Acerodon humilis
* Giant Golden-crowned Flying Fox, Acerodon jubatus
* Palawan Fruit Bat, Acerodon leucotis
* Panay Giant Fruit Bat, Acerodon lucifer (1996 †)
* Sunda Flying Fox, Acerodon mackloti

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