Rhinolophus affinis

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Rhinolophus affinis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Rhinolophidae
Genus: Rhinolophus
Species: R. affinis
Binomial name
Rhinolophus affinis
Horsfield, 1823
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Intermediate Horseshoe bat range

Rhinolophus affinis, the intermediate horseshoe bat, is a bat species of the Rhinolophidae family that is very widespread throughout much of South Asia, southern and central China and Southeast Asia. It is listed by IUCN as Least Concern as it is considered common where it occurs, without any known major threats.[1]

Distribution and habitat[edit]

Rhinolophus affinis is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Walston, J., Kingston, T. and Hutson, A. M. (2008). "Rhinolophus affinis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature.