Revision and new data of Catalonian bats: recommendations for a red list

A new article from David Guixé and Jordi Camprodon, a BAC Lab’s members, has been published on July.

With the aim of broadening the knowledge on the distribution of the bats in Catalonia, between the years 2004 and 2009 it has been carried out an important effort of survey. Information data has been obtained for 26 species of bats in 594 new grids of UTM 10×10 km. Besides, new information of the more little known species like: Nyctalus lasiopterus, Myotis alcathoe, Myotis mystacinus, Myotis escalerai, Myotis sp1, Myotis bechsteinii and Plecotus macrobullaris, has been updated.

According to the existing datum the study propose a category of conservation (red list) of all the species of Catalonia and invite to promote to follow up ecological studies for a correct management and conservation of the bats of Catalonia.

If you would know more about it:

  • Flaquer C, Puig X,  Fàbregas E, Guixé D, Torre I, Ràfols RG, Páramo F, Camprodon J, Cumplido JM, Ruíz-Jarillo R, Baucells AL, Freixas L, Arrizabalaga A. (2010) Revisión i aportación de datos sobre quirópteros de Catalunya: Propuesta de Lista Roja. Galemys, 22 (1): 29-61, 2010 ISSN: 1137-8700

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