Pteropodinae

Pteropodinae is a subfamily of megabats. Species within this subfamily are:

Subfamily Pteropodinae

  • Genus Acerodon
    • Sulawesi flying fox, Acerodon celebensis
    • Talaud flying fox, Acerodon humilis
    • Giant golden-crowned flying fox, Acerodon jubatus
    • Palawan fruit bat, Acerodon leucotis
    • Sunda flying fox, Acerodon mackloti
  • Genus Desmalopex
    • White-winged flying fox, Desmalopex leucopterus
    • Small white-winged flying fox, Desmalopex microleucopterus
  • Genus Eidolon - straw-coloured fruit bats
    • Madagascan fruit bat, Eidolon dupreanum
    • Straw-coloured Fruit Bat, Eidolon helvum
  • Genus Mirimiri
    • Fijian monkey-faced bat, Mirimiri acrodonta
  • Genus Neopteryx
    • Small-toothed fruit bat, Neopteryx frosti
  • Genus Pteralopex
    • Bougainville monkey-faced bat, Pteralopex anceps
    • Guadalcanal monkey-faced bat, Pteralopex atrata
    • Greater monkey-faced bat, Pteralopex flanneryi
    • Montane monkey-faced bat, Pteralopex pulchra
    • New Georgian monkey-faced bat, Pteralopex taki
  • Genus Pteropus - flying foxes
    • P. alecto species group
      • Black flying fox, Pteropus alecto
    • P. caniceps species group
      • Ashy-headed flying fox, Pteropus caniceps
    • P. chrysoproctus species group
      • Silvery flying fox, Pteropus argentatus
      • Moluccan flying fox, Pteropus chrysoproctus
      • Makira flying fox, Pteropus cognatus
      • Banks flying fox, Pteropus fundatus
      • Solomons flying fox, Pteropus rayneri
      • Rennell flying fox, Pteropus rennelli
    • P. conspicillatus species group
      • Spectacled flying fox, Pteropus conspicillatus
      • Ceram fruit bat, Pteropus ocularis
    • P. livingstonii species group
      • Aru flying fox, Pteropus aruensis
      • Kei flying fox, Pteropus keyensis
      • Livingstone's fruit bat, Pteropus livingstonii
      • Black-bearded flying fox, Pteropus melanopogon
    • P. mariannus species group
      • Okinawa flying fox, Pteropus loochoensis
      • Mariana fruit bat, Pteropus mariannus
      • Pelew flying fox, Pteropus pelewensis
      • Kosrae flying fox, Pteropus ualanus
      • Yap flying fox, Pteropus yapensis
    • P. melanotus species group
    • P. molossinus species group
      • Lombok flying fox, Pteropus lombocensis
      • Caroline flying fox, Pteropus molossinus
      • Rodrigues flying fox, Pteropus rodricensis
    • P. neohibernicus species group
      • Great flying fox, Pteropus neohibernicus
    • P. niger species group
      • Aldabra flying fox, Pteropus aldabrensis
      • Mauritian flying fox, Pteropus niger
      • Madagascan flying fox, Pteropus rufus
      • Seychelles fruit bat, Pteropus seychellensis
      • Pemba flying fox, Pteropus voeltzkowi
    • P. personatus species group
      • Bismark masked flying fox, Pteropus capistratus
      • Masked flying fox, Pteropus personatus
      • Temminck's flying fox, Pteropus temminckii
    • P. poliocephalus species group
      • Big-eared flying fox, Pteropus macrotis
      • Geelvink Bay flying fox, Pteropus pohlei
      • Grey-headed flying fox, Pteropus poliocephalus
    • P. pselaphon species group
      • Chuuk flying fox, Pteropus insularis
      • Temotu flying fox, Pteropus nitendiensis
      • Large Palau flying fox, Pteropus pilosus (19th century †)
      • Bonin flying fox, Pteropus pselaphon
      • Guam flying fox, Pteropus tokudae (1970s †)
      • Insular flying fox, Pteropus tonganus
      • Vanikoro flying fox, Pteropus tuberculatus
      • New Caledonia flying fox, Pteropus vetulus
    • P. samoensis species group
      • Vanuatu flying fox, Pteropus anetianus
      • Samoa flying fox, Pteropus samoensis
    • P. scapulatus species group
      • Gilliard's flying fox, Pteropus gilliardorum
      • Lesser flying fox, Pteropus mahaganus
      • Little red flying fox, Pteropus scapulatus
      • Dwarf flying fox, Pteropus woodfordi
    • P. subniger species group
      • Admiralty flying fox, Pteropus admiralitatum
      • Dusky flying fox, Pteropus brunneus (19th century †)
      • Ryukyu flying fox, Pteropus dasymallus
      • Nicobar flying fox, Pteropus faunulus
      • Gray flying fox, Pteropus griseus
      • Ontong Java flying fox, Pteropus howensis
      • Small flying fox, Pteropus hypomelanus
      • Ornate flying fox, Pteropus ornatus
      • Little golden-mantled flying fox, Pteropus pumilus
      • Philippine gray flying fox, Pteropus speciosus
      • Small Mauritian flying fox, Pteropus subniger (19th century †)
    • P. vampyrus species group
      • Indian flying fox, Pteropus giganteus
      • Andersen's flying fox, Pteropus intermedius
      • Lyle's flying fox, Pteropus lylei
      • Large flying fox, Pteropus vampyrus
    • incertae sedis
      • Small Samoan flying fox, Pteropus allenorum (19th century †)
      • Large Samoan flying fox, Pteropus coxi (19th century †)
Extant species of family Pteropodidae
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Infraclass: Eutheria
  • Superorder: Laurasiatheria
  • Order: Chiroptera
Subfamily Nyctimeninae
Nyctimene
  • Broad-striped Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. aello)
  • Common Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. albiventer)
  • Pallas's Tube-nosed Bat (N. cephalotes)
  • Dark Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. celaeno)
  • Mountain Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. certans)
  • Round-eared Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. cyclotis)
  • Dragon Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. draconilla)
  • Keast's Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. keasti)
  • Island Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. major)
  • Malaita Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. malaitensis)
  • Demonic Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. masalai)
  • Lesser Tube-nosed Bat (N. minutus)
  • Philippine Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. rabori)
  • Eastern Tube-nosed Bat (N. robinsoni)
  • Umboi Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (N. vizcaccia)
Paranyctimene
  • Lesser Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (P. raptor)
  • Steadfast Tube-nosed Fruit Bat (P. tenax)
Subfamily Cynopterinae
Aethalops
  • Borneo Fruit Bat (A. aequalis)
  • Pygmy Fruit Bat (A. alecto)
Alionycteris
  • Mindanao Pygmy Fruit Bat (A. paucidentata)
Balionycteris
  • Spotted-winged Fruit Bat (B. maculata)
Chironax
  • Black-capped Fruit Bat (C. melanocephalus)
Cynopterus
  • Lesser Short-nosed Fruit Bat (C. brachyotis)
  • Horsfield's Fruit Bat (C. horsfieldii)
  • Peters's Fruit Bat (C. luzoniensis)
  • Minute Fruit Bat (C. minutus)
  • Nusatenggara Short-nosed Fruit Bat (C. nusatenggara)
  • Greater Short-nosed Fruit Bat (C. sphinx)
  • Indonesian Short-nosed Fruit Bat (C. titthaecheilus)
Dyacopterus
  • Brooks's Dyak Fruit Bat (D. brooksi)
  • Rickart's Dyak Fruit Bat (D. rickarti)
  • Dayak Fruit Bat (D. spadiceus)
Haplonycteris
  • Fischer's Pygmy Fruit Bat (H. fischeri)
Latidens
  • Salim Ali's Fruit Bat (L. salimalii)
Megaerops
  • Tailess Fruit Bat (M. ecaudatus)
  • Javan Tailless Fruit Bat (M. kusnotoi)
  • Ratanaworabhan's Fruit Bat (M. niphanae)
  • White-collared Fruit Bat (M. wetmorei)
Otopteropus
  • Luzon Fruit Bat (O. cartilagonodus)
Penthetor
  • Dusky Fruit Bat (P. lucasi)
Ptenochirus
  • Greater Musky Fruit Bat (P. jagori)
  • Lesser Musky Fruit Bat (P. minor)
Sphaerias
  • Blanford's Fruit Bat (S. blanfordi)
Thoopterus
  • Swift Fruit Bat (T. nigrescens)
Subfamily Harpyionycterinae
Aproteles
  • Bulmer's Fruit Bat (A. bulmerae)
Dobsonia
  • Andersen's Bare-backed Fruit Bat (D. anderseni)
  • Beaufort's Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. beauforti)
  • Philippine bare-backed fruit bat (D. chapmani)
  • Halmahera Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. crenulata)
  • Biak Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. emersa)
  • Sulawesi Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. exoleta)
  • Solomon's Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. inermis)
  • Lesser Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. minor)
  • Moluccan Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. moluccensis)
  • Panniet Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. pannietensis)
  • Western Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. peroni)
  • New Britain Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. praedatrix)
  • Greenish Naked-backed Fruit Bat (D. viridis)
Harpyionycteris
  • Sulawesi Harpy Fruit Bat (H. celebensis)
  • Harpy Fruit Bat (H. whiteheadi)
Subfamily Macroglossinae
Macroglossus
  • Long-tongued Nectar Bat (M. minimus)
  • Long-tongued Fruit Bat (M. sobrinus)
Melonycteris
  • Fardoulis' Blossom Bat (M. fardoulisi)
  • Black-bellied Fruit Bat (M. melanops)
  • Woodford's Fruit Bat (M. woodfordi)
Notopteris
  • Long-tailed Fruit Bat (N. macdonaldi)
  • New Caledonia Blossom Bat (N. neocaledonica)
Syconycteris
  • Common blossom bat (S. australis)
  • Halmahera Blossom Bat (S. carolinae)
  • Moss-forest Blossom Bat (S. hobbit)
Subfamily Pteropodinae
Acerodon
  • Sulawesi Flying Fox (A. celebensis)
  • Talaud Flying Fox (A. humilis)
  • Giant Golden-crowned Flying Fox (A. jubatus)
  • Palawan Fruit Bat (A. leucotis)
  • Sunda Flying Fox (A. mackloti)
Desmalopex
  • White-winged Flying Fox (D. leucopterus)
  • Small White-winged Flying Fox (D. microleucopterus)
Eidolon
  • Madagascan fruit bat (E. dupreanum)
  • Straw-coloured Fruit Bat (E. helvum)
Mirimiri
  • Fijian Monkey-faced Bat (M. acrodonta)
Neopteryx
  • Small-toothed Fruit Bat (N. frosti)
Pteralopex
  • Bougainville Monkey-faced Bat (P. anceps)
  • Guadalcanal Monkey-faced Bat (P. atrata)
  • Greater Monkey-faced Bat (P. flanneryi)
  • Montane Monkey-faced Bat (P. pulchra)
  • New Georgian Monkey-faced Bat (P. taki)
Pteropus
  • P. alecto species group: Black flying fox (P. alecto)
  • P. caniceps species group: Ashy-headed Flying Fox (P. caniceps)
  • P. chrysoproctus species group: Silvery Flying Fox (P. argentatus)
  • Moluccan Flying Fox (P. chrysoproctus)
  • Makira Flying Fox (P. cognatus)
  • Banks Flying Fox (P. fundatus)
  • Solomons Flying Fox (P. rayneri)
  • Rennell Flying Fox (P. rennelli)
  • P. conspicillatus species group: Spectacled Flying Fox (P. conspicillatus)
  • Ceram Fruit Bat (P. ocularis)
  • P. livingstonii species group: Aru Flying Fox (P. aruensis)
  • Kei Flying Fox (P. keyensis)
  • Livingstone's Fruit Bat (P. livingstonii)
  • Black-bearded Flying Fox (P. melanopogon)
  • P. mariannus species group: Okinawa Flying-fox (P. loochoensis)
  • Mariana Fruit Bat (P. mariannus)
  • Pelew Flying Fox (P. pelewensis)
  • Insular Flying Fox (P. tonganus)
  • Kosrae Flying Fox (P. ualanus)
  • Yap Flying Fox (P. yapensis)
  • P. melanotus species group: Black-eared Flying Fox (P. melanotus)
  • P. molossinus species group: Lombok Flying Fox (P. lombocensis)
  • Caroline Flying Fox (P. molossinus)
  • Rodrigues Flying Fox (P. rodricensis)
  • P. neohibernicus species group: Great Flying Fox (P. neohibernicus)
  • P. niger species group: Aldabra Flying Fox (P. aldabrensis)
  • Mauritian flying fox (P. niger)
  • Madagascan flying fox (P. rufus)
  • Seychelles Fruit Bat (P. seychellensis)
  • Pemba Flying Fox (P. voeltzkowi)
  • P. personatus species group: Bismark Masked Flying Fox (P. capistratus)
  • Masked Flying Fox (P. personatus)
  • Temminck's Flying Fox (P. temminckii)
  • P. poliocephalus species group: Big-eared Flying Fox (P. macrotis)
  • Geelvink Bay Flying Fox (P. pohlei)
  • Grey-headed flying fox (P. poliocephalus)
  • P. pselaphon species group: Chuuk Flying Fox (P. insularis)
  • Temotu Flying Fox (P. nitendiensis)
  • Bonin Flying Fox (P. pselaphon)
  • Vanikoro Flying Fox (P. tuberculatus)
  • New Caledonia Flying Fox (P. vetulus)
  • P. samoensis species group: Vanuatu Flying Fox (P. anetianus)
  • Samoa Flying Fox (P. samoensis)
  • P. scapulatus species group: Gilliard's Flying Fox (P. gilliardorum)
  • Lesser Flying Fox (P. mahaganus)
  • Little red flying fox (P. scapulatus)
  • Dwarf Flying Fox (P. woodfordi)
  • P. subniger species group: Admiralty Flying Fox (P. admiralitatum)
  • Ryukyu Flying Fox (P. dasymallus)
  • Nicobar Flying Fox (P. faunulus)
  • Gray Flying Fox (P. griseus)
  • Ontong Java Flying Fox (P. howensis)
  • Small Flying Fox (P. hypomelanus)
  • Ornate Flying Fox (P. ornatus)
  • Little Golden-mantled Flying Fox (P. pumilus)
  • Philippine Gray Flying Fox (P. speciosus)
  • P. vampyrus species group: Indian Flying Fox (P. giganteus)
  • Andersen's Flying Fox (P. intermedius)
  • Lyle's Flying Fox (P. lylei)
  • Large Flying Fox (P. vampyrus)
Styloctenium
  • Mindoro Stripe-faced Fruit Bat (S. mindorensis)
  • Sulawesi Stripe-faced Fruit Bat (S. wallacei)
Subfamily Rousettinae
Eonycteris
  • Greater Nectar Bat (E. major)
  • Cave Nectar Bat (E. spelaea)
  • Philippine Dawn Bat (E. robusta)
Rousettus
  • Subgenus Boneia: Manado Fruit Bat (R. bidens)
  • Subgenus Rousettus: Geoffroy's Rousette (R. amplexicaudatus)
  • Sulawesi Rousette (R. celebensis)
  • Egyptian Rousette (R. aegyptiacus)
  • Leschenault's Rousette (R. leschenaulti)
  • Linduan Rousette (R. linduensis)
  • Comoro Rousette (R. obliviosus)
  • Bare-backed Rousette (R. spinalatus)
  • Subgenus Stenonycteris: Long-haired Rousette (R. lanosus)
  • Madagascan rousette (R. madagascariensis)
Subfamily Epomophorinae
Epomophorini
Epomophorus
  • Angolan Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. angolensis)
  • Ansell's Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. anselli)
  • Peters's Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. crypturus)
  • Gambian Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. gambianus)
  • Lesser Angolan Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. grandis)
  • Ethiopian Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. labiatus)
  • East African Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. minimus)
  • Minor Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. minor)
  • Wahlberg's Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. wahlbergi)
Epomops
  • Buettikofer's Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. buettikoferi)
  • Dobson's Fruit Bat (E. dobsoni)
  • Franquet's Epauletted Fruit Bat (E. franqueti)
Hypsignathus
  • Hammer-headed Bat (H. monstrosus)
Micropteropus
  • Hayman's Dwarf Epauletted Fruit Bat (M. intermedius)
  • Peter's Dwarf Epauletted Fruit Bat (M. pusillus)
Nanonycteris
  • Veldkamp's Dwarf Epauletted Fruit Bat (N. veldkampii)
Myonycterini
Lissonycteris
  • Angolan Rousette (L. angolensis)
Megaloglossus
  • Woermann's Bat (M. woermanni)
Myonycteris
  • São Tomé Collared Fruit Bat (M. brachycephala)
  • East African Little Collared Fruit Bat (M. relicta)
  • Little Collared Fruit Bat (M. torquata)
Plerotini
Plerotes
  • D'Anchieta's Fruit Bat (P. anchietae)
Scotonycterini
Casinycteris
  • Short-palated Fruit Bat (C. argynnis)
Scotonycteris
  • Zenker's Fruit Bat (S. zenkeri)
  • Pohle's Fruit Bat (S. ophiodon)