Imaizumi's horseshoe bat

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Imaizumi's horseshoe bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Rhinolophidae
Genus: Rhinolophus
Species: R. imaizumii
Binomial name
Rhinolophus imaizumii
Hill & Yoshiyuki, 1980

Imaizumi's horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus imaizumii) is a species of bat in the family Rhinolophidae. It is endemic to Japan. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. While it was formerly considered endangered by the IUCN, it is now considered synonymous with the least horseshoe bat, which is evaluated as least concern.[1]


  1. ^ a b Hutson, A.M.; Kingston, T.; Walston, J. (2008). "Rhinolophus pusillus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T19561A8977661.