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Mammals of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Lesser great leaf-nosed bat

Binomial name: Hipposideros turpis, Outram Bangs, 1901

The lesser great leaf-nosed bat or lesser roundleaf bat (Hipposideros turpis) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found in Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Lesser great leaf-nosed bat
    • Lesser leaf-nosed bat
    • Lesser roundleaf bat

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Lesser great leaf-nosed bat distribution

Range Map

Distribution map of Lesser great leaf-nosed bat, Hipposideros turpis in Thailand
  • Huai Yot District, Trang
Range map of Hipposideros turpis in Thailand