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SPECIES Hipposideros ruber

Author:Noack, 1893.
Citation:Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Oekol. Geogr. Tiere, 7: 586.
Common Name:Noack's Leaf-nosed Bat
Type Locality:Tanzania, Eastern Province, Ngerengere River.
Distribution:Senegal and Gambia to Ethiopia, south to Angola, Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique; Bioko (Equatorial Guinea); São Tomé and Principe.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:bicolor species group. Included in caffer by Hill (1963b), but clearly distinct; see Lawrence (1964), Kock (1969a), Heller (1992), Jones et al. (1993), and Cotterill (2001f). Subspecies limits are problematic, and it is possible that this complex includes more than one species.
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SUBSPECIES guineensis


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