Big-eared pipistrelle

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Big-eared pipistrelle
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Hypsugo
Species: H. macrotis
Binomial name
Hypsugo macrotis
Temminck, 1840

Pipistrellus macrotis (Temminck, 1840)

The big-eared pipistrelle (Hypsugo macrotis) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It can be found in Brunei, Indonesia, and Malaysia. It forages over mud flats over Peninsula Malaysia but its roosting activities are unknown. Its habitat is being threatened by deforestation for agriculture, plantations, logging and fires but how it affects this bat or if it is adaptable are unknown.