First record of Dobson’s Long-tongued Fruit Bat Eonycteris spelaea (Dobson, 1871) (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) from Kerala, India

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P. O. Nameer
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7110-6740
R. Ashmi
Sachin K. Aravind
R. Sreehari

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A new site record for the Dobson‘s Long-tongued Fruit Bat Eonycteris spelaea (Pteropodidae, Chiroptera) is presented from Kerala, India.  A revised distribution map of the species is also given.  The morphometry of Eonycteris spelaea is discussed. DNA sequences have been deposited in GenBank. 

 

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Nameer, P.O., Ashmi, R., Aravind, S.K. and Sreehari, R. 2016. First record of Dobson’s Long-tongued Fruit Bat Eonycteris spelaea (Dobson, 1871) (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) from Kerala, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 11 (Sep. 2016), 9371–9374. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2496.8.11.9371-9374.
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