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Two new range records of bats (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) for the Atlantic Forest, eastern Brazil

  • Renato Gregorin EMAIL logo , Karina Lobão Vasconcellos and Bruno Brett Gil
From the journal Mammalia

Abstract

In this study we presented two new records of bats for the Atlantic Forest, eastern Brazil. Four individuals of Mesophylla macconnelli were captured in fragments at vicinity of Ilhéus, State of Bahia, and first record for the Atlantic Forest. Second record of Dryadonycteris capixaba for Atlantic Forest was based on the capture of two individuals from Parque Estadual do Rio Doce, located at the eastern part of Minas Gerais.


Corresponding author: Renato Gregorin, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Caixa postal 3037, CEP 37200-000. Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil, e-mail:

Acknowledgments

We thank Felipe Santana, Luciany Oliveira and the personnel of PERD for assistance with field work, and the Instituto Estadual de Florestas (IEF-MG) for permission to study in PERD. We kindly thank Dr. Sharon Swartz for her review of the English language and suggestions on the draft. This study was partially funded by Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG) and Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq).

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Received: 2013-9-12
Accepted: 2014-2-14
Published Online: 2014-9-17
Published in Print: 2015-2-1

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