HMS Challenger
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Mammal

NHMUK-1882.7.27.4

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Admiralty

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Nyctimene papuanus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

3 March 1875 - 10 March 1875

Form:

wet

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Chordata

Class:

Mammalia

Order:

Chiroptera

Family:

Pteropodidae

Genus:

Nyctimene

Species:

Nyctimene papuanus

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

3 March 1875 - 10 March 1875

Area:

Admiralty Islands, Papua New Guinea

Water body:

Western Central Pacific Ocean

Notes:

male Shot on mainland opposite Pigeon Island, Admiralty islands
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