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1 June 2004 A Review of Rhinolophus (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) from Myanmar, Including Three Species New to the Country
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Abstract

Rhinolophus stheno, R. acuminatus and R. macrotis are recorded from Myanmar for the first time based on authenticated voucher material. New data from recent surveys (2000–2003) are included for R. affinis, R. malayanus, R. lepidus, R. marshalli, R. pusillus, R. pearsoni, and R. thomasi. Additional records of R. rouxi and R. sinicus are listed on the basis of museum specimens. The status of R. subbadius, R. yunanensis, R. luctus, R. trifoliatus, R. coelophyllus, and R. shameli are reviewed. This brings the total number of Rhinolophus species known from Myanmar to eighteen and the number of all bat species to ninety-four. The possible reasons for the rich diversity of Rhinolophids are discussed.

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Paul J. J. Bates, Mar Mar Thi, Tin Nwe, Si Si Hla Bu, Khin Mie Mie, Nyo Nyo, Aye Aye Khaing, Nu Nu Aye, Thida Oo, and Iain Mackie "A Review of Rhinolophus (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) from Myanmar, Including Three Species New to the Country," Acta Chiropterologica 6(1), 23-48, (1 June 2004). https://doi.org/10.3161/001.006.0103
Received: 4 November 2003; Accepted: 1 February 2004; Published: 1 June 2004
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