New records of bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) from Assam, northeastern India with a distribution list of bat fauna of the state

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Ananda Ram Boro
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2040-7927
Prasanta Kumar Saikia
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4220-9411
Uttam Saikia
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9184-8071

Abstract

Specimen based records of two vespertilionid bats namely Pipistrellus ceylonicus and Tylonycteris fulvida are provided for the first time from the state of Assam in northeastern India.  Based on review of existing literature and examinations of museum specimens, we also furnish a checklist of the bat fauna of Assam with distribution, which includes 32 species in 17 genera.

 

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Boro, A.R., Saikia, P.K. and Saikia, U. 2018. New records of bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) from Assam, northeastern India with a distribution list of bat fauna of the state. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 5 (Apr. 2018), 11606–11612. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3871.10.5.11606-11612.
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Ananda Ram Boro, Department of Zoology, Pandu College, Pandu Port Road, Maligaon, Guwahati, Assam 781012, India

Assistant Professor

Prasanta Kumar Saikia, Department of Zoology, Guahati University, Jalukbari, Guwahati, Assam 781014, India

Professor

Uttam Saikia, Zoological Survey of India, North Eastern Regional Centre, Risa Colony, Shillong, Meghalaya 793003, India

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