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White-winged Flying Fox
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Information
Common Name Mottle-winged Flying Fox
Range Philippines
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Chiroptera
Family Pteropodidae
Genus Desmalopex
Species Desmalopex leucopterus
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The White-winged flying fox (Desmalopex leucopterus), also known as the Mottle-winged flying fox, is a species of megabat in the Pteropodidae family. It is endemic to the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. In 2008, Giannini et al revived the genus Desmalopex and placed Desmalopex leucopterus in it.

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