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Mammals of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Intermediate horseshoe bat

Binomial name: Rhinolophus affinis, Thomas Horsfield, 1823

Rhinolophus affinis, the intermediate horseshoe bat, is a bat species of the Rhinolophidae family that is very widespread throughout much of South Asia, southern and central China and Southeast Asia. It is listed by IUCN as Least Concern as it is considered common where it occurs, without any known major threats.

Distribution and habitat

Rhinolophus affinis is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Mammalia
Order
Chiroptera
Family
Rhinolophidae
Genus
Rhinolophus
Species
Rhinolophus affinis

Synonyms

  • Rhinolophus andamanensis, George Edward Dobson (1872)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Range map of Rhinolophus affinis in Thailand