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SPECIES Hipposideros caffer

Author:Sundevall, 1846.
Citation:fv. Kongl. Svenska Vet.-Akad. Forhandl. Stockholm, 3(4): 118.
Common Name:Sundevall's Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal Prov., near Durban.
Distribution:SW Arabian Peninsula including Yemen; most of subsaharan Africa except the central forested region; Morocco; Zanzibar and Pemba.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:bicolor species group. Includes tephrus; see Hayman and Hill (1971). Reviewed in part by Harrison and Bates (1991) and Horcek et al. (2000). See Taylor (2000a) for distribution map. Subspecies limits are somewhat unclear, and it is possible that this complex includes more than one species.
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SUBSPECIES caffer

SUBSPECIES angolensis

SUBSPECIES nanus

SUBSPECIES tephrus

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