Species Rhinolophus clivosus Cretzschmar, 1826 (Geoffroy's horseshoe bat)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Chiroptera
  • ---- family: Rhinolophidae
  • ----- species: Rhinolophus clivosus
Characteristics:insectivore; body-length: 7-8cm, wing-span: 35cm; the coat is light brown on the back and yellowish-grey on the underside; the nose leaf is complex and horseshoe-shaped the ears are long and sharply pointed;
Countries:
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0702
Angolan Mopane woodlands
AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT0717
Southern Africa bushveld
AT0725
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands
AT0726
Zambezian Baikiaea woodlands
AT1009
Highveld grasslands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
AT1316
Namibian savanna woodlands
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 210
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/28459728
Date: 2013-02-23
Creator: inaturalist
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
Comments: Roosting in abandoned mining adits of diatomite quarry. Females either late pregnancy (few) or carrying young (most).
Source: wikimedia
Permission: Public Domain
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/28459723
Date: 2013-02-23
Creator: inaturalist
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
Comments: Roosting in abandoned mining adits of diatomite quarry. Females either late pregnancy (few) or carrying young (most).

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