Higher classification Asellia
Scientific name Asellia tridens
|Similar Asellia, Bat, Triaenops, Mammal, Hipposideridae|
Trident bat asellia tridens
The trident bat or trident leaf-nosed bat (Asellia tridens) is a species of bat in the family Hipposideridae. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Iran, Israel, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Tunisia, Yemen, and possibly Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, caves and hot deserts.