Fulvus roundleaf bat

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Fulvus roundleaf bat
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Location: Manpeshwar CaveDahisar, Mumbai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Hipposideridae
Genus: Hipposideros
Species: H. fulvus
Binomial name
Hipposideros fulvus
Gray, 1838
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Fulvus roundleaf bat range

The Fulvus roundleaf bat or Fulvus leaf-nosed bat[1] (Hipposideros fulvus) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae.

It is found in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand and possibly in Vietnam.


Head and body length is 6–7 cm. Forearms 4 cm. Wingspan is 22–24 cm. Very large ears with broadly rounded tips. Pelage can range from dull yellow, pale gray, and dull brown through golden orange. Usually dorsal surface is paler gray. Hair bases lighter than the tips. Ventral surface is lighter.


Known as මැලෑ කහ පත්-නාස් වවුලා in Sinhala, meaning same as English.


  1. ^ a b Srinivasulu, C. & Molur, S. (2008). "Hipposideros fulvus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T10135A3171649. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T10135A3171649.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.