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SPECIES Harpiocephalus mordax

Author:Thomas, 1923.
Citation:J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc., 29: 88.
Common Name:Greater Hairy-winged Bat
Type Locality:Burma, Mogok.
Distribution:Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Borneo. This species has also been reported from Cambodia but there are no vouchered records; see Hendrichsen et al. (2001a). Some specimens from India previously identified as harpia may represent this species, see Hendrichsen et al. (2001b)
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (nt).
Comments:Formerly included in harpia (e.g., Koopman, 1993, 1994), but apparently distinct, see Hill and Francis (1984), Corbet and Hill (1992), and Hendrichsen et al. (2001b).



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