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SPECIES Rhinolophus bocharicus

Author:Kastchenko and Akimov, 1917.
Citation:Annu. Mus. Zool. Acad. St. Petersb., 22: 221.
Common Name:Central Asian Horseshoe Bat
Type Locality:Turkmenistan, Murgab River.
Distribution:Kyrgyzstan, W Tajikistan, NE Iran, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, possibly N Pakistan.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:ferrumequinum species group. Included in clivosus by Aellen (1959), but see Hanák (1969), Felten (1977), DeBlase (1980), Gromov and Baranova (1981), Pavlinov and Rossolimo (1987), and Horácek et al. (2000). Apparently does not include rubiginosus, which is here placed in ferrumequinum following Csorba et al. (2003).



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