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SPECIES Triaenops persicus

Author:Dobson, 1871.
Citation:J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 40: 455.
Common Name:Persian Trident Bat
Type Locality:Iran, Shiraz, 4,750 ft. (1,448 m).
Distribution:Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Angola, Zanzibar, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Yemen, Oman, Republic of Congo, Iran, Pakistan.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:See Hayman and Hill (1971) and Hill (1982) for discussion of contents. Does not include rufus; see Peterson et al. (1995). It is possible that majusculus represents a distinct species; see Cotterill (2001a). Reviewed in part by DeBlase (1980), Harrison and Bates (1991), and Bates and Harrison (1997). See Taylor (2000a) for distribution map.
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SUBSPECIES persicus

SUBSPECIES afer

SUBSPECIES majusculus

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