Mitred horseshoe bat

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Mitred horseshoe bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Rhinolophidae
Genus: Rhinolophus
Species: R. mitratus
Binomial name
Rhinolophus mitratus
Blyth, 1844
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Mitred horseshoe bat range

The mitred horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus mitratus) is a species of bat in the family Rhinolophidae.[1][2] It is endemic to India (Jharkhand).[1][2] This species is listed as 'Data Deficient' on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.[2] It is only known from a single specimen collected and described in 1844.[2]


  1. ^ a b Participants of CBSG CAMP Workshop: Status of South Asian Chiroptera 2004. Rhinolophus mitratus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 30 July 2007.
  2. ^ a b c d Molur, S. & Srinivasulu, C. 2008. Rhinolophus mitratus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. <>. Downloaded on 16 September 2012.