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Least horseshoe bat

Binomial name: Rhinolophus pusillus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, 1834

The Least Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus pusillus) is a species of bat in the Rhinolophidae family. It is found in China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

Rhinolophus pusillus


  • Rhinolophus imaizumii, Hill & Mizuko Yoshiyuki (1980)
  • Rhinolophus blythi, Knud Christian Andersen (1918)
  • Rhinolophus cornutus, Knud Christian Andersen (1918)
  • Rhinolophus perditus, Knud Christian Andersen (1918)
  • Rhinolophus gracilis, Knud Christian Andersen (1905)
  • Rhinolophus monoceros, Knud Christian Andersen (1905)
  • Rhinolophus pumilus, Knud Christian Andersen (1905)
  • Rhinolophus cornutus, Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1835)
  • Rhinolophus minor, Thomas Horsfield (1823)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Rhinolophus pusillus in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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