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SPECIES Rhinolophus capensis

Author:Lichtenstein, 1823.
Citation:Verz. Doblet. Mus. Univ. Berlin: 4.
Common Name:Cape Horseshoe Bat
Type Locality:South Africa, Western Cape Prov., Cape of Good Hope.
Distribution:South Africa, Zimbabwe, Mozambique. Occurence outside South Africa is doubtful; records from Zambia and Malawi are definitely erroneous (Koopman, 1993).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:capensis species group. See Taylor (2000a) for distribution map.
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    auritus Sundevall, 1860

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