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SPECIES Hipposideros galeritus

Author:Cantor, 1846.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 15: 183.
Common Name:Cantor's Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Malaysia, Penang Isl.
Distribution:Sri Lanka and India through SE Asia (including Burma, Thailand, and Peninsular Malaysia) to Java and Borneo; Sanana Isl (Sula Group, Moluccas Isls). A record from Bali is possibly erroneous; see Kock and Dobat (2000).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:bicolor species group. Includes longicauda; see Hill (1963b). Formerly included cervinus; but see Jenkins and Hill (1981). Reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997); also see Flannery (1995b).
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SUBSPECIES galeritus

SUBSPECIES brachyotis

SUBSPECIES insolens

SUBSPECIES longicauda

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