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Title Island bats : evolution, ecology, and conservation / edited by Theodore H. Fleming and Paul A. Racey

Publ Info Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
 RWU Main Library  QL737.C5 I85 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  QL737 C5 I85 2009    AVAILABLE
Descript vi, 549 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents An introduction to island bats / Theodore H. Fleming and Paul A. Racey -- Evolution of island bats -- New perspectives on the long-term biogeographic dynamics and conservation of Philippine fruit bats / Lawrence R. Heaney and Trina E. Roberts -- Crossing the line: the impact of contemporary and historical sea barriers on the population structure of bats in Southern Wallacea / Lincoln H. Schmitt ... [et al.] -- Earth history and the evolution of Caribbean bats / Liliana M. Dávalos -- Phylogeography and genetic structure of three evolutionary lineages of West Indian phyllostomid bats / Theodore H. Fleming, Kevin L. Murray, and Bryan Carstens -- Ecology of island bats -- Physiological adaptation of bats and birds to island life / Brian K. Mcnab -- The role of pteropodid bats in reestablishing tropical forests on Krakatau / Louise A. Shilton and Robert J. Whittaker -- Macroecology of Caribbean bats: effects of area, elevation, latitude, and hurricane-induced disturbance / Michael R. Willig ... [et al.] -- Bat assemblages in the West Indies: the role of caves / Armando Rodríguez-Durán -- Islands in the storm: disturbance ecology of plant-visiting bats on the hurricane-prone island of Puerto Rico / Michael R. Gannon and Michael R. Willig -- Bats of Montserrat: population fluctuation and response to hurricanes and volcanoes, 1978-2005 / Scott C. Pedersen ... [et al.] -- Flying fox consumption and human neurodegenerative disease in Guam / Sandra Anne Banack, Paul Alan Cox, and Susan J. Murch -- Conservation of island bats -- The ecology and conservation of Malagasy bats / Paul A. Racey, Steven M. Goodman, and Richard K.B. Jenkins -- Conservation threats to bats in the tropical Pacific islands and insular Southeast Asia / Gary J. Wiles and Anne P. Brooke -- The ecology and conservation of New Zealand bats / Colin F.J. O'Donnell -- Global overview of the conservation of island bats: importance, challenges, and opportunities / Kate E. Jones ... [et al.]
LC subject Bats
Bats -- Ecology
Bats -- Conservation
Bats -- Islands of the Pacific
Bats -- West Indies
Island animals
Add Author Fleming, Theodore H
Racey, P. A
ISBN 9780226253305 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226253309 (cloth : alk. paper)