Indian pipistrelle

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Indian pipistrelle
Pipistrellus coromandra.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Pipistrellus
Species: P. coromandra
Binomial name
Pipistrellus coromandra
Gray, 1838

The Indian pipistrelle (Pipistrellus coromandra) is a species of bat in the family Vespertilionidae found in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.[1]

Description[edit]

Head and body length is 8–9 cm. Forearm is 3 cm. Wingspan 19–22 cm. Weight 9-13g.

Culture[edit]

Known as ඉන්දු කොස්-ඇට වවුලා (indu kos aeta wawulaa) in Sinhalese and চামচিকা (chamchika) in Bengali.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Csorba, G.; Bates, P.; Furey, N.; Bumrungsri, S.; Molur, S. & Srinivasulu, C. (2008). "Pipistrellus coromandra". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T17335A6996860. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T17335A6996860.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.