Shield-faced roundleaf bat

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Author: Chermundy

Shield-faced roundleaf bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Rhinolophidae
Subfamily : Hipposiderinae
Species : Hipposideros lylei


The Shield-faced roundleaf bat is listed as Near Threatened (LR/nt), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the shieldfaced roundleaf bat
A young / baby of a shieldfaced roundleaf bat is called a 'pup'. A shieldfaced roundleaf bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Burma, Laos, Malaysia and Thailand

Facts about the shield-faced roundleaf bat

noseleaf The Shield-faced Roundleaf Bat is a communal cave-dwelling species, commonly inhabiting limestone caves at sea-level as well as caves in forested hills.

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