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SPECIES Hipposideros pomona

Author:K. Andersen, 1918.
Citation:Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., ser. 9, 2: 380, 381.
Common Name:Pomona Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:India, Mysore, N Coorg, Haleri (a few miles N of Mercara, Coorg Dist., Karnataka).
Distribution:Bangladesh and India to Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, S China and W Malaysia.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:bicolor species group. Formerly included in bicolor but see Hill et al (1986). May be conspecific with macrobullatus; see Corbet and Hill (1992). Some specimens from peninsular India previously referred to this species were subsequently removed to form the type series of hypophyllus. Reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997) and Hendrichsen et al. (2001b).
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SUBSPECIES pomona

SUBSPECIES gentiles

SUBSPECIES sinensis

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