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SPECIES Rhinolophus macrotis

Author:Blyth, 1844.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 13: 485.
Common Name:Big-eared Horseshoe Bat
Type Locality:Nepal.
Distribution:Pakistan, N India, Nepal to S China, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Peninsualr Malaysia; Sumatra (Indonesia); Philippines.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:philippinensis species group. Includes episcopus and hirsutus; see Ellerman and Morrison-Scott (1951), Tate (1943), Corbet and Hill (1992), and Bates and Harrison (1997), but also see Ingle and Heaney (1992), who suggested that hirsutus may deserve recognition as a distinct species. Does not include siamensis, see Francis et al. (1999b) and Hendrichsen et al. (2001b).
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SUBSPECIES macrotis

SUBSPECIES caldwelli

SUBSPECIES dohrni

SUBSPECIES episcopus

SUBSPECIES hirsutus

SUBSPECIES topali

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