publication . Article . 2015

Cave-dwelling bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) and conservation concerns in South central Mindanao, Philippines

Krizler C. Tanalgo; John Aries G. Tabora;
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  • Published: 26 Dec 2015 Journal: Journal of Threatened Taxa, volume 7, page 8,185 (issn: 0974-7893, eissn: 0974-7907, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wildlife Information Liaison Development Society
Abstract
<jats:p>&lt;p&gt;The stable microclimate in caves provides a relatively constant habitat for many bat species in the Philippines, but human encroachment continues to disrupt this habitat and imperil many of the species roosting in the caves.  In South central Mindanao, the diversity and conservation status of cave bats remain undocumented and unexplored.  We employed mist-netting to capture bats from five different caves within the town of Kabacan, northern Cotabato, Philippines.  A total of 14 bat species were identified including the Philippine endemics &lt;em&gt;Hipposideros pygmaeus &lt;/em&gt;and &lt;em&gt;Ptenochirus jagori &lt;/em&gt;and the threatened &l...
Subjects
free text keywords: Habitat, Hipposideros pygmaeus, biology.organism_classification, biology, Threatened species, Conservation status, Rousettus amplexicaudatus, Cave, geography.geographical_feature_category, geography, Species richness, Ecology, Eonycteris spelaea, Bat conservation, cave-dwelling bats, caves, disturbance, hunting., QH540-549.5, General. Including nature conservation, geographical distribution, QH1-199.5
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publication . Article . 2015

Cave-dwelling bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) and conservation concerns in South central Mindanao, Philippines

Krizler C. Tanalgo; John Aries G. Tabora;