Sakeji horseshoe bat

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Sakeji horseshoe bat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Rhinolophidae
Genus: Rhinolophus
Species: R. sakejiensis
Binomial name
Rhinolophus sakejiensis
Cotterill, 2002
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Sakeji Horseshoe Bat range

The Sakeji horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus sakejiensis) is a species of bat in the family Rhinolophidae. It is endemic to Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and moist savanna, especially Zambia, Mwinilunga District, Ikelenge Pedicle between the Sakeji and Zambezi rivers, approximately 11 km NNE of source of Zambezi River, Kavunda, 11°17'S, 24°21'E, 1,388 m.[2] It is threatened by habitat loss. It was discovered in 2000


  1. ^ Cotterill, F.P.D (2008). Rhinolophus sakejiensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2.
  2. ^ Rhinolophus sakejiensis. Mammal Species of the World. Retrieved on 2012-12-29.