Croslet Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus coelophyllus)


Range Description:

This species is recorded from Myanmar, Salaween River, Thailand, Western Malaysia, and Lao PDR. The records from eastern Thailand may be R. shameli (S. Bumrungsri pers. comm.).
Countries: Native:
Lao People's Democratic Republic; Malaysia; Myanmar; Thailand


The species is locally common in Thailand, a population there may have contained 1,000 individuals (S. Bumrungsri pers. comm.). Its population status in other countries is not known but it is not thought to be common anywhere.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology:

It is found in broad leaved mixed deciduous to evergreen forest in a wide altitudinal range in Thailand (S. Bumrungsri pers. comm.).
Systems: Terrestrial

Major Threat(s):

 There are no major threats to this widespread species at present.

 Conservation Actions:

It occurs in a number of protected areas.