Trident bat

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Trident bat
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Hipposideridae
Genus: Asellia
Species: A. tridens
Binomial name
Asellia tridens
(É. Geoffroy, 1813)
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Trident bat range

The trident bat or trident leaf-nosed bat (Asellia tridens) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Iran, Israel, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Yemen, and possibly Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, caves and hot deserts.

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