Big-eared horseshoe bat

Big-eared horseshoe bat

Big-eared horseshoe bat

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Rhinolophus macrotis

The big-eared horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus macrotis ) is a bat species within the Rhinolophidae native to China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Appearance

The big-eared horseshoe bat can be differentiated from other horseshoe bats by its very long ears and a tongue-shaped sella that is long and broad.

Distribution

Geography

The big-eared horseshoe bat is found in several countries in South and Southeast Asia including Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.As of 2008, its presence was possible but not confirmed in Bhutan.It has been documented at a range of elevations from 200–1,692 m (656–5,551 ft) above sea level.

Big-eared horseshoe bat habitat map
Big-eared horseshoe bat habitat map
Big-eared horseshoe bat
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References

1. Big-eared horseshoe bat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big-eared_horseshoe_bat
2. Big-eared horseshoe bat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/19550/21978583

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