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Arielulus circumdatus (Temminck, 1840)
No subspecies, known only by nominate form.
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A large-sized bat with a relatively short tail completely enclosed in the interfemoral membrane. The forearm length averages 42.4 mm (41.8 - 43.6 mm). Ears relatively large, with pale anterior and posterior margins in some; tragus broad, has pale margins. The pelage is soft, long and dense. Dorsal pelage is essentially black (some hair tips are distinctively ferrugineous). Ventral surface uniformly paler brown than the back. Ears and membranes uniformly dark brown, essentially naked.
Not much is known about this species' ecology.
India - Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Sikkim
Nepal - Eastern Nepal
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