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SPECIES Rhinolophus paradoxolophus

Author:Bourret, 1951.
Citation:Bull. Mus. Natn. Hist. Nat. Paris, ser. 2, 33: 607.
Common Name:Bourret's Horseshoe Bat
Type Locality:Vietnam, Tonkin, Lao Key Prov., near Chapa, Rochepercée cave, 1,700 m.
Distribution:Vietnam, Thailand, Laos, and China.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Vulnerable.
Comments:philippinensis species group. Redescribed by Hill (1972b); also see Hendrichsen et al. (2001b). Corbet and Hill (1992) suggested that paradoxolophus may be conspecific with rex, but see Eger and Fenton (2003).



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