Croslet horseshoe bat

Croslet horseshoe bat

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN 2.3)

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Chordata

Class:
Mammalia

Order:
Chiroptera

Family:
Rhinolophidae

Genus:
Rhinolophus

Species:
R. coelophyllus

Binomial name

Rhinolophus coelophyllus
Peters, 1867

Croslet horseshoe bat range

The croslet horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus coelophyllus) is a species of bat in the family Rhinolophidae. It is found in Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.

Contents

1 Description
2 Range and distribution
3 References
4 Bibliography

Description[edit]
The croslet horseshoe bat has a broadly arched connecting process.[1] The bat also has a short lancet with thickened lobes that enclose the base of the connecting process.[1] The croslet horshoe bat is thickly covered with long hairs.[1]
Range and distribution[edit]
The species is locally common in Thailand, a population that may contain approximately 1,000 individuals.[2] The bat is found in broad leaved mixed deciduous to evergreen forest in a wide altitudinal range in Thailand, including in a number of protected conservation areas.[2] The croslet horseshoe bat is recorded from Myanmar, Salaween River, Thailand, Western Malaysia, and Lao PDR.[2]
References[edit]

^ a b c Francis and Priscilla 2008, p. 48.
^ a b c International Union for Conservation of Nature Rhinolophus coelophyllus Retrieved on 19 August 2015.

Bibliography[edit]

Chiroptera Specialist Group 1996. Rhinolophus coelophyllus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
Francis, Charles M., and Barrett, Priscilla (2008) A Field Guide to the Mammals of South-East Asia London: New Holland Publishers. ISBN 9781845377359

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Extant species of family Rhinolophidae

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Infraclass: Eutheria
Superorder: Laurasiatheria
Order: Chiroptera

Rhinolophus

Acuminate horseshoe bat (R. acuminatus)
Adam’s horseshoe bat (R. adami)
Intermediate horseshoe bat (R. affinis)
Halcyon horseshoe bat (R. alcyone)
Arcuate horseshoe bat (R. arcuatus)
Lesser woolly horseshoe bat (R. beddomei)
Blasius’s horseshoe bat (R. blasii)
Bokhara horseshoe bat (R. bocharicus)
Bornean horseshoe bat (R. borneensis)
Canut’s horseshoe bat(R. canuti)
Cohen’s horseshoe bat (R. cohenae)
Cape horseshoe bat (R. capensis)
Sulawesi horseshoe bat (R. celebensis)
Chiewkwee’s horseshoe bat (R. chiewkweeae)
Geoffroy’s horseshoe bat (R