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SPECIES Chaerephon plicatus

Author:Buchannan, 1800.
Citation:Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond., 5: 261.
Common Name:Wrinkle-lipped Free-tailed Bat
Type Locality:India, Bengal, Puttahaut (restricted to Puttahaut by G. M. Allen, 1939).
Distribution:India and Sri Lanka to S China, Hong Kong, Cambodia, and Vietnam, southeast through Malyasia to the Philippines, Borneo and Lesser Sunda Isls; Hainan (China); Cocos Keeling Isl (Indian Ocean).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:plicatus species group. Includes luzonus; see Hill (1961b) and Corbet and Hill (1992). Reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997). Subspecies limits are problematic.
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SUBSPECIES plicatus

SUBSPECIES dilatatus

SUBSPECIES insularis

SUBSPECIES luzonus

SUBSPECIES tenuis

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