Lesser great leaf-nosed bat
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The lesser great leaf-nosed bat or lesser roundleaf bat (Hipposideros turpis) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found in Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
- H. t. turpis: Yaeyama Islands, Japan, on the 4 islands Iriomote, Ishigaki, Yonaguni, and Hateruma
- H. t. pendleburyi: in southern Thailand (Krabi, Trang, and Nakhon Si Thammarat provinces) and northern Vietnam (Cuc Phuong National Park and Cat Ba National Park)
- Chiroptera Specialist Group 1996. Hipposideros turpis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
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