|Scientific Name:||Rhinolophus mitratus Blyth, 1844|
Earlier included under R. philippinensis Waterhouse, 1843 (Dobson 1876, Tate and Archbold 1939). Sinha (1973) and Csorba et al. 2003 regarded it to be more similar to R. pearsonii Hodgson, 1851. Simmons (2005) treats it as distinct species under the trifoliatus species-group.
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Data Deficient ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Csorba, G., Molur, S. & Srinivasulu, C.|
This species is assessed as Data Deficient as there is no new information regarding this species since its first description in 1844 based on a single specimen. Its taxonomic status is highly doubtful.
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|Range Description:||This species is endemic to India. It is presently known only from the type locality, Chaibassa in Jharkhand (Molur et al. 2002), at an elevation of 300 m. Recent surveys by Y.P. Sinha did not yield any new records of this species from the type locality (Molur et al. 2002).|
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|Population:||It is known only from the holotype collected in 1844.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Nothing is known about the habitat or ecology of this species (Molur et al. 2002). It might be a cave roosting species, but this needs to be confirmed.|
|Generation Length (years):||7.5|
|Major Threat(s):||The threats to this species remain unknown (Molur et al. 2002).|
|Conservation Actions:||Very little is known about this species, hence surveys, ecological studies and habitat evaluation are recommended (Molur et al. 2002).|
|Citation:||Csorba, G., Molur, S. & Srinivasulu, C. 2016. Rhinolophus mitratus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T19554A21993304.Downloaded on 18 December 2017.|
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