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Acerodon jubatus (golden-capped fruit bat)

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Acerodon jubatus

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
2
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
50
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.74
EDGE Score: 3.99

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  2.37 lbs (1.08 kg)
Diet [2]  Herbivore
Nocturnal [2]  Yes

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Greater Negros-Panay rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Luzon montane rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Luzon rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Luzon tropical pine forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Mindanao montane rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mindanao-Eastern Visayas rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mindoro rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Palawan Biosphere Reserve 2843689 Philippines  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Philippines Philippines Yes

Prey / Diet

Ficus benjamina (weeping fig)[3]
Ficus chrysolepis[3]
Ficus crassiramea[3]
Ficus glandulifera[4]
Ficus subcordata[4]
Ficus uniglandulosa[3]
Nauclea orientalis[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aceros cassidix (Knobbed Hornbill)3
Aceros corrugatus (Wrinkled Hornbill)2
Aceros waldeni (Walden's Hornbill)3
Aegithina tiphia (Common Iora)1
Alophoixus bres (Grey-cheeked Bulbul)2
Anorrhinus galeritus (Bushy-crested Hornbill)1
Anorrhinus tickelli (Brown Hornbill)2
Anthracoceros albirostris (Oriental Pied Hornbill)2
Anthracoceros malayanus (Black Hornbill)3
Arborophila chloropus (Green-legged Partridge)1
Arctictis binturong (Binturong)3
Berenicornis comatus (White-crowned Hornbill)1
Buceros bicornis (Great Hornbill)2
Buceros rhinoceros (Rhinoceros Hornbill)3
Callosciurus adamsi (ear-spot squirrel)1
Callosciurus finlaysonii (Finlayson's squirrel)2
Callosciurus nigrovittatus (black-striped squirrel)1
Callosciurus notatus (plantain squirrel)4
Callosciurus prevostii (Prevost's squirrel)3
Cervus unicolor (sambar)1
Chalcophaps indica (Common Emerald Dove)2
Corvus enca (Slender-billed Crow)2
Cynopterus brachyotis (lesser short-nosed fruit bat)1
Cynopterus sphinx (greater short-nosed fruit bat)1
Dicaeum trigonostigma (Orange-bellied Flowerpecker)2
Ducula bicolor (Pied Imperial Pigeon)1
Elephas maximus (Asiatic Elephant)1
Eudynamys scolopaceus (Asian Koel)1
Geokichla interpres (Chestnut-capped Thrush)1
Gracula religiosa (Hill Myna)3
Hylobates hoolock (hoolock gibbon)1
Hylobates lar (white-handed gibbon)3
Hylobates moloch (silvery gibbon)1
Irena puella (Asian Fairy-bluebird)2
Lophura ignita (Crested Fireback)1
Lophura nycthemera (Silver Pheasant)1
Macaca fascicularis (long-tailed macaque)3
Macaca nemestrina (pigtail macaque)2
Macaca nigra (Celebes crested macaque)1
Macaca silenus (liontail macaque)1
Megalaima haemacephala (Coppersmith Barbet)1
Muntiacus muntjak (Indian muntjac)1
Oriolus chinensis (Black-naped Oriole)1
Oriolus xanthonotus (Dark-throated Oriole)2
Penelopides panini (Tarictic Hornbill)1
Penthetor lucasi (Lucas's short-nosed fruit bat)1
Petaurista petaurista (red giant flying squirrel)1
Phapitreron amethystinus (Amethyst Brown Dove)1
Phapitreron leucotis (White-eared Brown Dove)1
Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan)3
Presbytis potenziani (Mentawai leaf monkey)1
Pteropus giganteus (Indian flying fox)1
Pteropus vampyrus (large flying fox)4
Pycnonotus atriceps (Black-headed Bulbul)1
Pycnonotus goiavier (Yellow-vented Bulbul)2
Pycnonotus plumosus (Olive-winged Bulbul)3
Ratufa affinis (pale giant squirrel)1
Ratufa bicolor (black giant squirrel)3
Rhinoplax vigil (Helmeted Hornbill)3
Rhyticeros undulatus (Wreathed Hornbill)2
Sundasciurus tenuis (slender squirrel)1
Sus scrofa (wild boar)1
Tamiops rodolphii (Cambodian striped squirrel)1
Trachypithecus obscurus (dusky leaf monkey)1
Treron curvirostra (Thick-billed Green Pigeon)3
Treron vernans (Pink-necked Green Pigeon)1
Varanus olivaceus (Gray’s Monitor Lizard)1
Zosterops palpebrosus (Oriental White-eye)1

Range Map

Southern Asia;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Attributes / relations provided by 1Felisa A. Smith, S. Kathleen Lyons, S. K. Morgan Ernest, Kate E. Jones, Dawn M. Kaufman, Tamar Dayan, Pablo A. Marquet, James H. Brown, and John P. Haskell. 2003. Body mass of late Quaternary mammals. Ecology 84:3403 2Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 3"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572 4DIETARY HABITS OF TWO THREATENED CO-ROOSTING FLYING FOXES (MEGACHIROPTERA), SUBIC BAY, PHILIPPINES, Samuel Cord Stier, Presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science The University of Montana 2003 5DIETARY HABITS OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST BATS: THE PHILIPPINE FLYING FOXES, ACERODON JUBATUS AND PTEROPUS VAMPYRUS LANENSIS, SAM C. STIER AND TAMMY L. MILDENSTEIN, Journal of Mammalogy, 86(4):719–728, 2005
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 gis.wwfus.org/wildfinder
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Biodiversity Hotspots, Conservation International
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Range map provided by IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Conservation International & NatureServe.
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access