Orange leaf-nosed bat

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Orange leaf-nosed bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Hipposideridae
Genus: Rhinonicteris
Species: R. aurantia
Binomial name
Rhinonicteris aurantia
(Gray, 1845)
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Orange leaf-nosed bat range

The orange leaf-nosed bat (Rhinonicteris aurantia) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae.[2] It is the only living species in the genus Rhinonicteris.[2] It is endemic to Australia.


  1. ^ McKenzie, N.; Hall, L. (2008). "Rhinonicteris aurantia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 2014-09-10. 
  2. ^ a b Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 378. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.