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SPECIES Megaderma (Lyroderma) lyra

Author:E. Geoffroy, 1810.
Citation:Ann. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris, 15: 190.
Common Name:Greater False Vampire Bat
Type Locality:India, Madras.
Distribution:Afghanistan to S China, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam; south to Sri Lanka and W Malaysia; Bangladesh.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Lyroderma. Reviewed in part by Bates et al. (1994) and Bates and Harrison (1997).
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SUBSPECIES lyra

SUBSPECIES sinensis

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