A New Species of Desmalopex (Pteropodidae) from the Philippines, with a Phylogenetic Analysis of the Pteropodini

@inproceedings{Esselstyn2008ANS,
  title={A New Species of Desmalopex (Pteropodidae) from the Philippines, with a Phylogenetic Analysis of the Pteropodini},
  author={Jacob A. Esselstyn and Harvey J. D. Garcia and Mylanar G. Saulog and Lawrence R Heaney},
  year={2008}
}
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