First record of Micronycteris sanborni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from Central Amazonia, Brazil: range expansion and description of its echolocation
López-Baucells, A, Rocha, R, García-Mayes, I, Vulinec, K and Meyer, Christoph FJ 2013, 'First record of Micronycteris sanborni (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) from Central Amazonia, Brazil: range expansion and description of its echolocation' , Mammalia, 78 (1) , pp. 127-132.
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This note reports the first record of Micronycteris sanborni in Amazonas State, Brazil. It extends the species ’ known range > 2000 km northwestward and represents the first record of M. sanborni in a humid tropical ecosystem, suggesting that the species might not be exclusive to dry areas, as previously thought. The individual was captured in Vismia -dominated secondary forest within the fragmented landscape of the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project. We present morphometric data and provide the first description of the echolocation calls of this poorly known species.
|Schools:||Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Mammalia|
|Depositing User:||Dr Christoph Meyer|
|Date Deposited:||25 Jan 2016 13:03|
|Last Modified:||25 Jan 2016 13:03|
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