Additional records of Cantor’s Leaf-Nosed Bat Hipposideros galeritus Cantor, 1846 (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) in eastern India: Odisha

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Subrat Debata
Himanshu Shekhar Palei
Paradarsita Mohapatra
Sharat Kumar Palita

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Cantor’s leaf-nosed bat is distributed in the South Asian and Southeast Asian region and recorded from few localities of India including one locality record from Bihar in Eastern India. Here we report its range extension in Eastern India and first record from Odisha. We recommend that the chiropteran diversity of Odisha need to be assessed for further inventories, particularly in the Eastern Ghats range.

 

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Debata, S., Palei, H.S., Mohapatra, P. and Palita, S.K. 2015. Additional records of Cantor’s Leaf-Nosed Bat Hipposideros galeritus Cantor, 1846 (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) in eastern India: Odisha. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 7, 8 (Jun. 2015), 7477–7479. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4247.7477-9.
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