Grand roundleaf bat

Grand roundleaf bat

Grand roundleaf bat, Grand leaf-nosed bat

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Hipposideros grandis

The grand roundleaf bat (Hipposideros grandis ), also known as the grand leaf-nosed bat, is a species of bat in the genus Hipposideros. It can be found in China, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Appearance

Males have a mean forearm length of 60.5 mm (2.38 in), while females have a mean forearm length of 61 mm (2.4 in).Males weigh 18.3 g (0.65 oz), while females weigh 17.6 g (0.62 oz).In India, the species has a peak echolocation frequency of 98 kHz, which helps distinguish it from other Hipposideros species.

Distribution

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This species is found in several countries in Asia, including China, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.It is also found in India.

Grand roundleaf bat habitat map

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Grand roundleaf bat habitat map
Grand roundleaf bat

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Conservation

As of 2016, it is evaluated as a least-concern species by the IUCN.It meets the criteria for this classification because it has a wide geographic range, it is relatively abundant in Vietnam, and it tolerates some human disturbance to its habitat.

References

1. Grand roundleaf bat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_roundleaf_bat
2. Grand roundleaf bat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/136478/21986047

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