Family Hipposideridae Lydekker 1891 (leaf-nosed bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Hipposideridae

Parent taxon: Rhinolophoidea according to A. Ravel et al. 2016

See also Carroll 1988, Hand 1997, Hand 1997, Hand 1998, Hand 1998, Hand and Archer 2005 and Harrison and Hooker 2010

Sister taxon: Necromantidae

Subtaxa: Anthops Aselliscus Hipposiderini Hipposideros Miophyllorhina Palaeophyllophora Palaeophyllopora Paraphyllophora Rhinonycterini Riversleigha Triaenops Vaylatsia Xenorhinos

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Type: Hipposiderini

Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (3 collections), the Congo-Kinshasa (1), Ethiopia (1), Madagascar (1), the Philippines (4), Zambia (1)

• Pliocene of Ethiopia (1)

• Miocene of Australia (9), China (3), France (1), Namibia (1), Thailand (1)

• Oligocene of France (3), Oman (1), Spain (1)

• Eocene to Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of France (11), Switzerland (1), Tunisia (1)

Total: 46 collections including 94 occurrences

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