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Title: Population size, distribution, threats and conservation status of two endangered bat species Craseonycteris thonglongyai and hipposideros turpis
Authors: Sébastien J. Puechmaille
Pipat Soisook
Medhi Yokubol
Piyathip Piyapan
Meriadeg Ar Gouilh
Khin Mie Mie
Khin Khin Kyaw
Iain Mackie
Sara Bumrungsri
Ariya Dejtaradol
Tin Nwe
Si Si Hla Bu
Chutamas Satasook
Paul J. Bates
Emma C. Teeling
University College Dublin
Prince of Songkla University
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Mahidol University
Yangon University
University of Aberdeen
Mandalay University
Harrison Institute
Keywords: Environmental Science
Issue Date: 27-Feb-2009
Citation: Endangered Species Research. Vol.8, No.1-2 (2009), 15-23
Abstract: The population size, distribution, threats and conservation status of 2 bat species included as 'endangered' in the IUCN Red List were assessed in Thailand and Myanmar. Craseonycteris thonglongyai Hill, 1974 and Hipposideros turpis Bangs, 1901 are both rare and poorly known cave-dwelling species, which have restricted distributions and small population sizes. Surveys of the 2 species were conducted in a large number of locations including previously reported sites and potential new locations. Colony size was counted at currently known localities, and population size was estimated. The known distribution and population are larger than in previous estimates, but both species still remain threatened by roost disturbance and the destruction of foraging habitat. Clarification of the taxonomic status of allopatric populations within each species is urgently required. © Inter-Research 2009.
URI: https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?partnerID=HzOxMe3b&scp=68149131486&origin=inward
http://repository.li.mahidol.ac.th/dspace/handle/123456789/27590
ISSN: 16134796
18635407
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