First record of Bourret’s Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus paradoxolophus (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) from Myanmar with a review of the taxonomy, distribution and ecology of the species

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Sai Sein Lin Oo
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9897-6164
Du Sar No
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8563-8227
Lucia Nang Seng
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1097-7806
Ngwe Lwin
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4394-3741
Malcolm Pearch
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6344-5184
Paul J.J. Bates
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3630-739X

Abstract

Two specimens of Bourret’s Horseshoe Bat, Rhinolophus paradoxolophus, were recently collected from near Kalaw, western Shan State, Myanmar.  They represent the first country record of the species as well as a considerable western range extension.  A brief discussion of the taxonomic history of R. paradoxolophus is included along with a summary of its known ecology.  The distribution is mapped and shows a correlation with areas of limestone karst.

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Lin Oo, S.S., No, D.S., Nang Seng, L., Lwin, N., Pearch, M. and Bates, P.J. 2017. First record of Bourret’s Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus paradoxolophus (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) from Myanmar with a review of the taxonomy, distribution and ecology of the species. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 11 (Nov. 2017), 10892–10898. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3735.9.11.10892-10898.
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