IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Insectivorous, nocturnal, colonial (mixed colonies).


Dry and forested areas, caves, temples, abandoned buildings.


Crevices of unused buildings, ruins, temples, wells, attics in old houses, hilly terrain, caverns, ladhani (temporary structures in houses in Maharashtra). Any place with darkness and humidity. Up to 1385m.



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