Rhinolophus euryale

Dobson, George Edward, 1878, Rhinolophus, Catalogue of the Chiroptera in the collection of the British Museum, London: British Museum, pp. 100-122: 116

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Rhinolophus euryale


17. Rhinolophus euryale   .

Rhinolophus euryale, Blasius, Archiv für Naturg.   i. p. 49; Fauna

Deutschl. p. 35 (1855); Peters, MB. Akad. Beri. 1871, p. 308;

Dobson, Monogr. Asiat. Chiropt. p. 5 (1876).

Ears acutely pointed but not attenuated at the tip; the antitragus shallow, separated from the outer margin by an obtuse angular notch, as in Rh. ferrum-equinum; nose-leaf small; sides of the vertical portion of the sella straight, summit rounded, considerably exceeded in height by the upper margin of the connecting leaf, which develops a long narrow acutely pointed process; posterior terminal leaf moderately long, concave on the sides towards the subacute extremity (Plate VII. figs. 6, 6 a).

Interfemoral membrane square behind; the extreme tip of the tail projecting. Wings from the tibiae above the ankles.

Above dark reddish brown, beneath light brown.

• Length, head and body 2", tail 0"-9, ear 0"’8, forearm 1"-8, thumb O',- 3, third finger 2"-8, fifth finger 2"'l, tibia O'75, foot O''-35, noseleaf O' '-5 X 0"-28.

Hab. Europe (south of the Alps); Asia Minor (Syria); Northern Africa.

a, b. ♂ & ♀ ad., al. Monti Pisan. Marquis Doria   .

c. ♀ ad., al. Liguria. Lord Lilford [P.].

d. ♂ ad., al. Southern Europe.

e. ad. sk. Syria. Dr. Staudinger [C.].

f. ♀ ad., al. Lake of Galilee. Canon Tristram ^C.].

g. ♂ ad., al. Euphrates valley. Col. Chesney FC.].

h. ♂ ad., al. Parzudaki Coll.

i. ♂ skeleton. Liguria. Lord Lilford [P.].