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SPECIES Rhinolophus deckenii

Author:Peters, 1867.
Actual Date:1868
Citation:Monatsb. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1867: 705.
Common Name:Decken's Horseshoe Bat
Type Locality:Tanzania, "Zanzibar coast" (mainland opposite Zanzibar).
Distribution:Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanzibar and Pemba.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Data Deficient.
Comments:ferrumequinum species group. Treated as a subspecies of clivosus by Hayman and Hill (1971), but see Koopman (1975), Cotterill (2002), and Csorba et al. (2003). May include silvestris, see Csorba et al. (2003).
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