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SPECIES Hipposideros bicolor

Author:Temminck, 1834.
Citation:Tijdschr. Nat. Gesch. Physiol., 1: 19.
Common Name:Bicolored Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Indonesia, Java, Anjer coast. Lectotype designated and type locality restricted by Tate (1941).
Distribution:Laos, Vietnam, S Thailand, and Malaysia to Borneo and the Philippines; Java, Sumbawa, Seralu, Sumba, Savu, Roti, and Timor Isls (Indonesia), and adjacent small islands. A Cambodian record was rejected by Kock (2000a) and a Bali record was rejected by Kock and Dobat (2000); a Taiwan record is doubtful, see Corbet and Hill (1992).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:bicolor species group. Includes erigens; see Hill (1963b). Does not include pomona, gentilis, or macrobullatus; see Hill et al. (1986). Reviewed in part by Hill (1983), Bergmans and van Bree (1986), Corbet and Hill (1992), Kitchener and Maharadatunkamsi (1995), and Kitchener et al. (1996). Sumbawa specimens have not be allocated to subspecies; see Kitchener et al. (1996). Probably includes more than one species, including cryptic species distinguishable primarily by echolocation call frequencies (see Kingston et al., 2001).
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SUBSPECIES bicolor

SUBSPECIES atrox

SUBSPECIES erigens

SUBSPECIES hilli

SUBSPECIES major

SUBSPECIES selatan

SUBSPECIES tanimbarensis

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