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Notes on some Costa Rican bats.

Apuntes sobre algunos murciélagos costarricenses. Brenesia. no. 10/11 p. 77-83. 1977.
Author(s):
LaVal, Richard K. Santa Elena de Monteverde, Apdo. 24 5655 Puntarenas CR E-mail: rlaval@racsa.co.cr.

Keywords:
ANIMALS. CHORDATES. VERTEBRATES. MAMMALS. CHIROPTERA. BATS. ECOLOGY. DISTRIBUTION. MICRONYCTERIS NICEFORI. BARTICONYCTERIS DAVIESI. PHYLLODERMA STENOPS. FURIPTERUS HARRENS. MOLOSSUS PRETIOSUS. TONATIA SILVICOLA. MIMON CRENULATUM. MIMON COZUMELAE. MYOTIS ELEGANS. MYOTIS RIPARIUS. MOLOSSUS BONDAE. PEROPTERYX KAPPLERI. MIMON COZUMELAE. HYLONYCTERIS UNDERWOODI. ECTOPHYLLA ALBA. FURIPTERUS HORRENS. MOLOSSUS BONDAE. NEW RECORD. COSTA RICA. CENTRAL AMERICA. AREA DE CONSERVACION TEMPISQUE. PARQUE NACIONAL PALO VERDE. HACIENDA COMELCO. LA PACIFICA ECOLOGICAL CENTRE. MONTEVERDE CLOUD FOREST RESERVE. AREA DE CONSERVACION ARENAL TILARAN. OTS.

Summary:
During 1973 and 1974 biological and distributional data on 24 species of bats normally considered as rare were gathered at three sites in Costa Rica. Micronycteris nicefori, Barticonycteris daviesi, Phylloderma stenops, Furipterus harrens, and Molossus pretiosus are here reported for the first time from Costa Rica, while Tonatia sylvicola, Mimon crenulatum, Mimon cozumelae, Myotis elegans, Myotis riparius, and Molossus bondae are reported for the second time. Details of roosting behavior are noted for Peropteryx kappleri, Mimon cozumelae, Hylonycteris underwoodi, Ectophylla alba, Furipterus horrens, and Molossus bondae.

ISSN:
0304-3711.

Location:
Biblioteca OET: S1311.

Complete Text Online:
Non available

Compiled by: Organization for Tropical Studies