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SPECIES Hipposideros ater

Author:Templeton, 1848.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 17: 252.
Common Name:Dusky Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Sri Lanka, Western Prov., Colombo.
Distribution:Sri Lanka; India to W Malaysia, through Philippines, Indonesia, and New Guinea to N Queensland, N Northern Territory, and N Western Australia (Australia).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:bicolor species group. Formerly included in bicolor, but see Hill (1963b). Does not include wrighti (here considered a subspecies of cineraceus); see Hill and Francis (1984). Reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997); also see Flannery (1995a, b) and Bonaccorso (1998).
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SUBSPECIES ater

SUBSPECIES amboinensis

SUBSPECIES antricola

SUBSPECIES aruensis

SUBSPECIES gilberti

SUBSPECIES nicobarulae

SUBSPECIES saevus

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