Rhinolophus ferrumequinum Schreber 1774 (greater horseshoe bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Rhinolophidae

Alternative combination: Vespertilio ferrumequinum

Belongs to Rhinolophus according to B. Kurten 1968

See also Mirza 1965 and Salotti et al. 1997

Sister taxa: Rhinolophus blasii, Rhinolophus csakvarensis, Rhinolophus dehmi, Rhinolophus delphinensis, Rhinolophus euryale, Rhinolophus grivensis, Rhinolophus hanaki, Rhinolophus hipposideros, Rhinolophus lemanensis, Rhinolophus priscus, Rhinolophus pumilio, Rhinolophus wenzensis, Rhinolophus yongyuthi

Ecology: volant insectivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of China (2 collections), France (2), Greece (1), Hungary (3), Israel (2), Italy (1), Japan (2), Poland (1), Spain (1)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of Hungary (3)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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