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Rousettus amplexicaudatus (Geoffroy's rousette)

Wikipedia Abstract

Geoffroy's rousette, (Rousettus amplexicaudatus), is a species of megabat or Old World fruit bats. It is one of 10 species in the genus Rousettus.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
0
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
6
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 2.18
EDGE Score: 1.16

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  67.5 grams
Wing Span [1]  19 inches (.49 m)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Admiralty Islands lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Banda Sea Islands moist deciduous forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
Borneo lowland rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo montane rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo peat swamp forests Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Buru rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Cardamom Mountains rain forests Cambodia, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Indochina dry forests Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Chao Phraya freshwater swamp forests Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Chao Phraya lowland moist deciduous forests Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Java-Bali montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Eastern Java-Bali rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Greater Negros-Panay rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Halmahera rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Indochina mangroves Thailand, Cambodia, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Mangroves
Irrawaddy dry forests Myanmar Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Irrawaddy moist deciduous forests Myanmar Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kayah-Karen montane rain forests Myanmar, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kinabalu montane alpine meadows Malaysia Indo-Malayan Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Lesser Sundas deciduous forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests  
Louisiade Archipelago rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia 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
Mentawai Islands rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf 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
Myanmar Coast mangroves India, Myanmar, Malaysia, Thailand Indo-Malayan Mangroves  
Myanmar coastal rain forests Myanmar, Bangladesh Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
New Britain-New Ireland lowland rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests    
New Britain-New Ireland montane rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
New Guinea mangroves Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Mangroves
Northern New Guinea lowland rain and freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern New Guinea montane rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Thailand-Laos moist deciduous forests Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Palawan rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian montane rain forests Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian peat swamp forests Malaysia, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Seram rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Solomon Islands rain forests Solomon Islands Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests  
Southeastern Papuan rain forests Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea freshwater swamp forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southern New Guinea lowland rain forests Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Borneo freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulawesi lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulawesi montane rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulu Archipelago rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran lowland rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran peat swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sumatran tropical pine forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sumba deciduous forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Sunda Shelf mangroves Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Mangroves
Sundaland heath forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Timor and Wetar deciduous forests East Timor, Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Tonle Sap freshwater swamp forests Cambodia, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Trans Fly savanna and grasslands Indonesia, Papua New Guinea Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Vogelkop-Aru lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Java montane rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Java rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Yapen rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bach Ma National Park II 54733 Viet Nam
Bukit Kutu Wildlife Reserve IV 4602 Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Doi Pha Chang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 144177 Thailand  
Erawan National Park II 131204 Thailand
Gunung Niut Wildlife Reserve Nature Reserve IV 409109 Kalimantan, Indonesia  
Hulu Langat Forest Reserve/Sungai Tekali Virgin Jungle Reserve Ia   Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Khao Soi Dao Wildlife Sanctuary IV 182353 Thailand  
Khlong Lan National Park II 104466 Thailand
Krau Wildlife Reserve IV 149823 Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Lake Nakuru National Park II 46472 Kenya  
Palawan Biosphere Reserve 2843689 Philippines  
Phou Khao Khoay National Biodiversity Conservation Area VI 447452 Laos  
Phou Loey National Biodiversity Conservation Area VI 376767 Laos  
Sungai Lalang Forest Reserve Virgin Jungle Reserve Ia   Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia  
Tsavo East National Park II 3232255 Kenya
Wasur-Rawa Biru National Park 605464 Papua, Indonesia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
East Melanesian Islands Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu No
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Philippines Philippines No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No
Wallacea East Timor, Indonesia No

Prey / Diet

Ficus bernaysii[2]
Ficus copiosa[2]
Ficus dammaropsis (Highland Breadfruit)[2]
Ficus fistulosa[2]
Ficus fulva[2]
Ficus hispida[2]
Ficus nervosa subsp. pubinervis[2]
Ficus nodosa[2]
Ficus phaeosyce[2]
Ficus pungens[2]
Ficus septica[2]
Ficus thonningii (Chinese banyan)[2]
Ficus tinctoria (fig)[2]
Ficus trachypison[2]
Ficus wassa[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Ailuroedus buccoides (White-eared Catbird)7
Alophoixus bres (Grey-cheeked Bulbul)2
Alophoixus phaeocephalus (Yellow-bellied Bulbul)2
Aplonis cantoroides (Singing Starling)2
Campochaera sloetii (Golden Cuckooshrike)5
Casuarius bennetti (Dwarf Cassowary)3
Charmosyna placentis (Red-flanked Lorikeet)4
Cicinnurus regius (King Bird-of-Paradise)5
Columba vitiensis (Metallic Pigeon)4
Corvus macrorhynchos (Large-billed Crow)2
Cynopterus brachyotis (lesser short-nosed fruit bat)2
Cynopterus horsfieldii (Horsfield's fruit bat)5
Cynopterus sphinx (greater short-nosed fruit bat)6
Cynopterus titthaecheilus (Indonesian short-nosed fruit bat)5
Dicaeum pectorale (Olive-crowned Flowerpecker)5
Dicrurus hottentottus (Hair-crested Drongo)2
Dobsonia minor (lesser naked-backed fruit bat)9
Dobsonia moluccensis (Moluccan naked-backed fruit bat)10
Ducula pinon (Pinon Imperial Pigeon)4
Ducula rufigaster (Purple-tailed Imperial Pigeon)4
Echymipera kalubu (Common Echymipera)9
Echymipera rufescens (Long-nosed Echymipera)10
Gallicolumba jobiensis (Purple Ground Dove)4
Gallicolumba rufigula (Cinnamon Ground Dove)4
Gymnophaps albertisii (Papuan Mountain Pigeon)4
Hylobates moloch (silvery gibbon)3
Irena puella (Asian Fairy-bluebird)2
Lalage atrovirens (Black-browed Triller)5
Lorius lory (Black-capped Lory)4
Macaca cyclopis (Taiwan macaque)3
Macaca silenus (liontail macaque)2
Macroglossus minimus (lesser long-tongued fruit bat)11
Macroglossus sobrinus (greater long-tongued fruit bat)4
Melanocharis nigra (Black Berrypecker)5
Meliphaga aruensis (Puff-backed Honeyeater)3
Nyctimene albiventer (common tube-nosed fruit bat)11
Oriolus chinensis (Black-naped Oriole)2
Oriolus szalayi (Brown Oriole)5
Paradisaea raggiana (Raggiana Bird-of-Paradise)2
Paranyctimene raptor (unstriped tube-nosed bat)10
Peroryctes raffrayana (Raffray's Bandicoot)10
Phalanger orientalis (Northern Common Cuscus)11
Phalanger vestitus (Stein's Cuscus)11
Philemon buceroides (Helmeted Friarbird)7
Pitohui kirhocephalus (Variable Pitohui)4
Poecilodryas placens (Olive-yellow Robin)3
Pseudeos fuscata (Dusky Lory)4
Pteropus conspicillatus (spectacled flying fox)3
Pteropus neohibernicus (great flying fox)2
Ptilinopus coronulatus (Coroneted Fruit Dove)4
Ptilinopus iozonus (Orange-bellied Fruit Dove)4
Ptilinopus magnificus (Wompoo Fruit Dove)6
Ptilinopus solomonensis (Yellow-bibbed Fruit Dove)4
Ptiloris magnificus (Magnificent Riflebird)5
Pycnonotus erythropthalmos (Spectacled Bulbul)2
Pycnonotus goiavier (Yellow-vented Bulbul)2
Pycnonotus jocosus (Red-whiskered Bulbul)2
Pycnonotus plumosus (Olive-winged Bulbul)2
Rattus rattus (black rat)2
Reinwardtoena reinwardtii (Great Cuckoo-Dove)4
Rhyticeros plicatus (Papuan Hornbill)8
Rusa unicolor (sambar)2
Seleucidis melanoleucus (Twelve-wired bird-of-paradise)4
Sphecotheres viridis (Green Figbird)3
Spilocuscus maculatus (Common Spotted Cuscus)10
Syconycteris australis (southern blossom bat)10
Trichoglossus haematodus (Coconut Lorikeet)5

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Thaumapsylla breviceps orientalis[3]
Thaumapsylla longiforceps[3]

Range Map

Australia; Southern Asia; Tsavo National Park;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Habitat structure, wing morphology, and the vertical stratification of Malaysian fruit bats (Megachiroptera: Pteropodidae), Robert Hodgkison, Sharon T. Balding, Akbar Zubaid and Thomas H. Kunz, Journal of Tropical Ecology (2004) 20:667–673 2"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 3International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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