A recent inventory of the bats of Mozambique with documentation of seven new species for the country


2005 a 2009


The bat fauna of Mozambique is poorly documented. We conducted a series of inventories across the country between 2005 and 2009, resulting in the identification of 50 species from 41 sites. Of these, seven species represent new national records that increase the country total to 67 species. These data include results from the first detailed surveys across northern Mozambique, over an area representing almost 50% of the country. We detail information on new distribution records and measurements of these specimens. Furthermore, we also present some notes on taxonomy, ecology and echolocation calls. Finally, we combine modeled distributions to present predicted species richness across the country.


Acta Chiropterologica


Acta Chiropterologica, 12(2): 371–391, 2010 PL ISSN 1508-1109 © Museum and Institute of Zoology PAS doi: 10.3161/150811010X537963




- N/A


- Inglês


- Não aplicável


- Outra biodiversidade terrestre


- Artigo com revisão pelos pares e teses universitárias


- Economia, Comércio e Medidas de Incentivo;
- Turismo e Biodiversidade


- Nenhuma / Não aplicável



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