Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List
Persian trident bat
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Rhinolophidae
Subfamily : Hipposiderinae
Species : Triaenops persicus
The Persian trident bat is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the Persian trident batA young / baby of a Persian trident bat is called a 'pup'. A Persian trident bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
CountriesAngola, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of the, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Iran, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Oman, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Persian trident bat habitatsCaves, Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic), Dry savanna, Other Subterranean Habitats, Savanna, Shrubland and Subtropical / Tropical Dry Shrubland
Facts about the Persian trident bat
One of many threatened bats in Africa, Triaenops persicus is found scattered along much of the coastal regions of East Africa and faces threats from disturbance of the caves in which it breeds.
Triaenops persicus is found scattered along much of the coastal regions of East Africa and faces threats from disturbance of the caves in which it breeds.More animals beginning with P