Rhinolophus philippinensis — Overview

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IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Range Description

This species has been recorded from the Philippines (islands of Luzon, Mindoro, Negros and Mindanao), northeastern Borneo (Sabah and Sarawak, Malaysia), the island of Sulawesi (Indonesia), the island of Timor, the Kai Islands (Indonesia), Geelvinck Bay (Indonesia), to the island of New Guinea at Mount Karimui and Waro and from Australia where it is present in northeastern Cape York Peninsula (Corbet and Hill 1992; Flannery 1995; Strahan 1995; Bonaccorso 1998). In the Philippines there are records from Luzon (Abra Province), Mindanao (Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga del Sur provinces), Mindoro, Negros, Polillo and Samar (Gonzales pers. comm. 2004) and Siquijor (Heaney et al. 1998). It has been recorded between 200-1,500 m asl.


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