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SPECIES Asellia tridens

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1813.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris, 20: 265.
Common Name:Geoffroy's Trident Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Egypt, Qena, near Luxor.
Distribution:Pakistan and Afganistan to Israel and Jordan, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Sinai peninsula (NE Egypt), Socotra (Yemen) and Oman; Egypt to Morocco including S Lybia, Tunisia, and Algeria; Senegal, Mauritania, Gambia, Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Chad, Sudan, S Somalia, and Eritrea; perhaps Zanzibar.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Reviewed in part by Owen and Qumiseyeh (1987), Harrison and Bates (1991), Bates and Harrison (1997), and Horácek et al. (2000). Subspecies are poorly delimited, see Owen and Qumiseyeh (1987) and Kock et al. (2002).
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SUBSPECIES murraiana


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