Lesser Asiatic yellow bat

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Lesser Asiatic yellow bat
Scotophilus kuhlii (Bukidnon, Philippines) 5.jpg
Scotophilus kuhlii from the Philippines
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Scotophilus
Species: S. kuhlii
Binomial name
Scotophilus kuhlii
Leach, 1821

The lesser Asiatic yellow bat (Scotophilus kuhlii) is a species of vesper bat. It is found in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan.

Descriotion[edit]

Head and body length is 7cm. Forearm is 5cm.

Uniform beige above sometimes with a yellow tinge. Underparts very light brown to whitish. Wing membrane is dark brown. Ears pinkish brown. Fur very dense and short.

Culture[edit]

Known as හීන් කහ වවුලා (meaning same as English term) in Sinhala.

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