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SPECIES Hipposideros cervinus

Author:Gould, 1854.
Citation:Mamm. Austr., 3: pl. 34.
Common Name:Fawn-colored Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Australia, Queensland, Cape York and Albany Isl.
Distribution:W Malaysia, Sumatra, and Mindanao (Philippines) to the Mollucca Isls, Vanuatu, and NE Australia. Specimens from Mansuar Isl (Prov. of Papua, Indonesia) may represent cyclotis (Meinig, 2002).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:bicolor species group. Distinct from galeritus; see Flannery (1995a, b). Also see Jenkins and Hill (1981) and Hill (1983).
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