Dobsonia Panniet Naked-backed Fruit Bat

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This specimen is syntype for the species "Dobnosia Pannietensis", otherwise known as the Panniet Naked-backed Fruit Bat. A syntype is a specimen in a series or collection of specimens upon wich the description and name of a new species is based, where there is no designated holotype.

This bat is endemic to Papua New Guinea.
Taxonomic classification
Dobsonia Panniet Naked-backed Fruit Bat
Common name
Panniet Naked-backed Fruit Bat
Classification type status
Natural Science/Zoology
Accession date
14 Oct 1920
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Original datasets and images provided by Queensland Museum, and licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY) license. Please note, this record has been adapted for use by Vernon Systems and may not accurately reflect the original record or the collection item it documents.


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