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Murina jaintiana Ruedi et al., 2012
Jaintia Tube-nosed Bat
No subspecies, known only by nominate form.
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A small bat with a long tail, completely enclosed in the interfemoral membrane, except for the tip. The forearm length averages 30.1 mm (29.1 - 31.1 mm). Ears short and broad without emargination; tragus of each long, narrow and tapering, the anterior margin is slightly convex; the outer concave above, slightly convex below with a basal notch. The muzzle is hairy except for the nostrils which are characteristically protuberant and outward facing. The pelage is thick and soft. Dorsal pelage has dark grey to black roots, the middle part dirty white and the tips brownish grey. Ventral surface is characterized by black roots and white tips. Interfemoral membrane is sparsely covered with long grey brown hairs on the dorsal surface, and white hairs on the ventral. The feet are characterized by their hairy toes.
This species roosts in trees in forests at high altitudes.
Tadarida aegyptiaca tragatus (Dobson, 1874)
Bangladesh - No exact location
India - Distribution uncertain
Tadarida aegyptiaca thomasi Wroughton, 1919
India - Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and West Bengal
Pakistan - Sindh
Sri Lanka - Central and Uva Provinces
Tadarida aegyptiaca sindhica Wroughton, 1919
Afghanistan - Kabul Province
Pakistan - Punjab and Sindh
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