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SPECIES Scotophilus kuhlii

Author:Leach, 1821.
Citation:Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond., 13: 71.
Common Name:Lesser Asiatic Yellow House Bat
Type Locality:"India".
Distribution:Bangladesh, Pakistan to Taiwan, south to Sri Lanka, Burma, Cambodia, W Malaysia, Java, Bali, Nusa Tenggara (Indonesia), southeast to Philippines and Aru Isls (Indonesia).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Often called temminckii, but see Hill and Thonglongya (1972). Does not include collinus; see Kitchener et al. (1997b). Reviewed in part by Bates and Harrison (1997) and Kitchener et al. (1997b); see also Tate (1942a). There is some confusion regarding the use of this name in S Asia, see Hendrichsen et al. (2001b).
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