Pteropus

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Noun1.Pteropus - a genus of MegachiropteraPteropus - a genus of Megachiroptera    
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
flying fox - large bat with a head that resembles the head of a fox
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(7.) Smith C, Epstein J, Rahman S, Field H, Sharifah S, Daszak R Use of satellite telemetry to study the movement of the Malayan flying fox (Pteropus vampyrus): implications for conservation and public health [abstract 89].
vampyrus (Malayan flying fox), Eonycteris spelaea (cave bat), Cynopterus brachyotis (lesser dog-faced fruit bat), and Scotophilus kuhli (house bat).