FAUNA MALAYSIANA

Animals of the Malaysian Region



Mammalia.

CHIROPTERA.

RHINOLOPHIDAE, Horseshoe bat, Cecadu Serangga.
Taxonomy: Unranked: Vertebrates, Phylum: Chordata, Subphylum: Vertebrata, Infraphylum: Gnathostomata, Superclass: Tetrapoda, Class: Mammalia, Subclass: Theria, Parker and Haswell, 1897, (syn: Theriiformes (Rowe, 1988) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997), Infraclass: Placentalia, (Owen, 1837) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997 - placentals, Syn: = Eutheria, Gill, 1872, (syn: Holotheria (Wible et al., 1995) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997), Superlegion: Trechnotheria McKenna, 1975, Legion: Cladotheria McKenna, 1975, Infralegion: Tribosphenida (McKenna, 1975) M.C. McKenna & S.K. Bell, 1997, Superorder: Laurasiatheria, (Syn: Preptotheria (McKenna, 1975) McKenna, in Stucky & McKenna, in Benton, ed., 1993), Grandorder: Archonta (Gregory, 1910) McKenna, 1975:, Order: Chiroptera, Blumenbach, 1779, Gill, 1872, Suborder: Microchiroptera Dobson, 1875, Infraorder: Yinochiroptera Koopman, 1984, Family Rhinolophidae, Gray, 1825, (Horseshoe bats and Old World leaf-nosed bats),

Rhinolophus, Horseshoe_Bat, Cecadu Serangga.


Malayan Horseshoe Bat, Cecadu Serangga, Species: Rhinolophus malayanus.
Ref: http://www.debbiesthemes.com/forbes/bats/bats.html
File: Dscn0629, Original Size: 3072 x 2304
Loc.: Taman Negara, inside Gua Telinga, (Ear Cave), Date: 29 December 2007

Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Note: Two bats hanging from cave ceiling
Taxonomy: Family Rhinolophidae, Gray, 1825, Subfamily: Rhinolophinae Gray, 1825, Genus Rhinolophus, Lacépède, 1799 (horseshoe bats), Species: Rhinolophus malayanus, Bonhote, 1903
Malayan Horseshoe Bat, Cecadu Serangga, Species: Rhinolophus malayanus.
Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayan_Horseshoe_Bat
File: Dscn0624, Original Size: 3072 x 2304
Loc.: Taman Negara, inside Gua Telinga, (Ear Cave), Date: 29 December 2007

Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Note: Malayan Horseshoe Bat colony hanging from cave ceiling
Taxonomy: same as above
Malayan Horseshoe Bat, Cecadu Serangga, Species: Rhinolophus malayanus.
Ref: http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=631443
File: Dscn0625, Original Size: 3072 x 2304
Loc.: Taman Negara, inside Gua Telinga, (Ear Cave), Date: 29 December 2007

Photo: Ooi Chooi Seng
Note: A Malayan Horseshoe Bat hanging from cave ceiling
Taxonomy: same as above