Moluccan flying fox
|Moluccan flying fox|
|Moluccan flying fox range|
Another Pteropus species, P. argentatus, was until recently considered to be the same species as P. chrysoproctus.
The habitat has an area of less than 20,000 km² and is decreasing due to logging. For this reason, and because of hunting by the local population, these species have been listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN.