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Mammalia > Chiroptera > Rhinolophidae > Rhinolophus

Rhinolophus cognatus K. Andersen, 1906 – Andaman Horseshoe Bat

Taxonomic Notes:

This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


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Status, Habitat and Habits:

This is an endemic species restricted to Andaman Islands.

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/).


According to IUCN Red List assessment, populatoin of this species is decreasing. There are no estimates of its population available, though it is observed that subpopluations from many previously known roosting sites have vanished. Major threat to its survival come from habitat loss and hunting.
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Mammalia > Chiroptera > Rhinolophidae > Rhinolophus


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bayani, A. 2020. Rhinolophus cognatus K. Andersen, 1906 – Andaman Horseshoe Bat. Ramachandran, V., A. Bayani, R. Chakravarty, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (editors). Mammals of India, v. 1.13. editors.
http://www.mammalsofindia.org/sp/594/Rhinolophus-cognatus
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