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Species profile—Rhinolophus megaphyllus megaphyllus (southern horseshoe bat)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Mammalia (mammals) → Rhinolophidae (Horseshoe-bats) → Rhinolophus megaphyllus megaphyllus (southern horseshoe bat)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Mammalia (mammals)
Family
Rhinolophidae (Horseshoe-bats)
Scientific name
Rhinolophus megaphyllus megaphyllus Gray, 1834.
Common name
southern horseshoe bat
Type reference
Gray, J.E. (1834). Characters of a new species of bat (Rhinolophus, Geoffr.) from New Holland. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. 1834:52-53.
WildNet taxon ID
22064
Synonym(s)
Rhinophyllotis megaphyllus
Alternate name(s)
eastern horseshoe-bat
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=22064

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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