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Range DescriptionThis species is found in Africa, the Arabian Peninsula and Iran, and South Asia. In Africa widely distributed bat ranges through much of East Africa, with records from Djibouti in the north to central Mozambique and east Zimbabwe. The species has also been recorded in Central Africa from the Congo and Central African Republic border, south Congo, Angola and possibly Gabon. It has been recorded in southern Yemen, Oman and the United Arab Emirates, from southwestern Iran, and from Gharo (Sind) in Pakistan (Harrison and Bates 1991; Bates and Harrison 1997).