Rediscovery of Van Hasselt’s Mouse-eared Bat Myotis hasseltii (Temminck, 1840) and its first genetic data from Hanoi, northern Vietnam

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Vuong Tan Tu
Satoru Arai
Fuka Kikuchi
Chu Thi Hang
Tran Anh Tuan
Gábor Csorba
Tamás Görföl


This paper presents the rediscovery of Van Hasselt’s Mouse-eared Bat Myotis hasseltii after nearly 50 years and its genetic data from Hanoi, northern Vietnam. In addition, a snapshot of the impacts of urbanization on the current distribution and conservation status of this native bat species in Hanoi is also provided.

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