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Rhinolophus hilli Aellen, 1973

Hill's horseshoe bat

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1981

Rediscovered in January 2019

 

Distribution

Rwanda

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Aellen, V. (1973). Un Rhinolophus nouveau d’Afrique Centrale. Periodicum Biologorum 75(1): 101-105.

 

Other references:

Flanders, Jon et al. (2022). Rediscovery of the critically endangered Hill's horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus hilli) and other new records of bat species in Rwanda. ARPHA Preprints. https://doi.org/10.3897/arphapreprints.e83547

https://www.lostandfoundnature.com/blog/2022/05/11/the-lost-hills-horseshoe-bat/

 

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