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SPECIES Scotophilus heathii

Author:Horsfield, 1831.
Citation:Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond., 1831: 113.
Common Name:Greater Asiatic Yellow House Bat
Type Locality:India, Madras.
Distribution:Afghanistan to S China, including Hainan Isl, south to Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, and Burma.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:May include celebensis; see Tate (1942a) and Sinha (1980). Reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997) and Hendrichsen et al. (2001b). Populations from Vietnam have not been allocated to subspecies. Sometimes spelled heathi (e.g., Koopman, 1993).
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SUBSPECIES heathii

SUBSPECIES insularis

SUBSPECIES watkinsi

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