Lesser horseshoe bat

Lesser horseshoe bat

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Rhinolophus hipposideros
WEIGHT
5-9 g
LENGTH
35-45 mm
WINGSPAN
192-254 mm

The lesser horseshoe bat is a type of small European and North African insectivorous bat, related to its larger cousin, the greater horseshoe bat. As with all horseshoe bats, the species gets its name from its distinctive horseshoe-shaped noseleaf.

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No

Nocturnal

Ca

Carnivore

In

Insectivores

Te

Terrestrial

Vi

Viviparous

Po

Polygynandry

Po

Polygamy

So

Solitary

Hi

Hibernating

No

Not a migrant

L

starts with

Climate zones

Habits and Lifestyle

Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

MATING BEHAVIOR
PREGNANCY DURATION
67 days
BABY CARRYING
1 to 2
INDEPENDENT AGE
6 to 7 weeks

References

1. Lesser horseshoe bat Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lesser_horseshoe_bat
2. Lesser horseshoe bat on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/19518/21972794

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