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Species of Thailand

Large Asian roundleaf bat

Binomial name: Hipposideros lekaguli, Kitti Thonglongya & J. E. Hill, 1974

The Large Asian Roundleaf Bat (Hipposideros lekaguli) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found in Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand. The specific name commemorates Thai zoologist and conservationist Dr Boonsong Lekagul.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Chiroptera
Family
Hipposideridae
Genus
Hipposideros
Species
Hipposideros lekaguli

Common names

  • English:
    • Large Asian leaf-nosed bat
    • Large Asian roundleaf bat

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Hipposideros lekaguli in Thailand

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