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Ia io Thomas, 1902
Great Evening Bat
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No subspecies, known only by nominate form.
A large bat with a long tail, with a tip of about 6 mm extruded from the interfemoral membrane. The forearm length averages 74.1 mm (70.9 - 77.3 mm). Ears broad, their tips rounded-off; tragus is small, short, blunt and rounded. Lips and face are naked. Nostrils outward facing. Dorsal pelage uniformly grey-brown, with a slight glossy sheen. Ventral surface uniform matt grey brown. Interfemoral membrane dark above, distinctly paler below; wing membranes black.
This bat roosts in caves.
India - Meghalaya
Nepal - Western Nepal
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