A first record of three hitherto unreported species of bats from Kerala, India with a note on Myotis peytoni (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae)

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Bhargavi Srinivasulu
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9035-3058
Chelmala Srinivasulu
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4331-8580

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We provide specimen-based evidence and echolocation calls of an additional three species of bats in Kerala, India. A brief note on the taxonomy and nomenclature of Peyton’s Whiskered Myotis, and an updated checklist of bats of Kerala is also included.

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Srinivasulu, B. and Srinivasulu, C. 2017. A first record of three hitherto unreported species of bats from Kerala, India with a note on Myotis peytoni (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 5 (May 2017), 10216–10222. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3324.9.5.10216-10222.
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Bhargavi Srinivasulu, Natural History Museum & Wildlife Biology and Taxonomy Lab, Department of Zoology, University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad - 500015, Telangana State, India Systematics, Ecology & Conservation Laboratory, Zoo Outreach Organization (ZOO), No 12, Thiruvannamalai Nagar, Saravanampatti-Kalapatti Road, Saravanampatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641035, India Biodiversity Research and Conservation Society, 303 Nestcon Orchid, Kanajiguda, Secunderabad, Telangana 500015, India

Post Doctoral Fellow

Chelmala Srinivasulu, Natural History Museum & Wildlife Biology and Taxonomy Lab, Department of Zoology, University College of Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad - 500015, Telangana State, India Systematics, Ecology & Conservation Laboratory, Zoo Outreach Organization (ZOO), No 12, Thiruvannamalai Nagar, Saravanampatti-Kalapatti Road, Saravanampatti, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641035, India Biodiversity Research and Conservation Society, 303 Nestcon Orchid, Kanajiguda, Secunderabad, Telangana 500015, India

Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology

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