Indian Pipistrelle

Indian Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus coromandra)


Head and body length is 8-9cm. Forearm is 3cm. Wingspan 19-22cm. Weight 9-13g. Female is larger than male. Generally blackish brown to reddish brown above. Underside brown with a grayish tinge. Wing membrane, face, and ears are blackish brown. Wing membrane has pale margin. Possesses fairly dense and short fur. Muzzle blunt. Ears small, triangular shaped, and have blunt tips. Tragus prominent and one third the length of the pinnae.