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The Least Leaf-nosed Bat Hipposideros cineraceus Blyth, 1853 is one of the 13 leaf-nosed bats in India, and was known from Uttarakhand, West Bengal. North-east India and Tamil Nadu. Upon careful examination of the leaf-nose of the bat collections, which were collected from N.P. Kailash cave in Kanger Khati National Park, Jagadalpur district of Chhattisgarh, during the year 2004 and subsequently deposited in the National Zoological Collections of Zoological Survey of India were identified as Hipposideros cineraceus. It is the first report on the occurrence of Hipposideros cineraceus in Chhattisgarh, Central India.
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