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Actualización de la lista de especies de mamíferos vivientes de Costa Rica
Although Costa Rica is a small country, it has a high diversity of mammals. The study of mammalogy in the country dates back to the early nineteenth century ...
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Seed predation by the wrinkle-faced bat Centurio senex: a new case of this unusual feeding strategy in Chiroptera
Complex animal–plant interactions are present in the Neotropical bat family Phyllostomidae. Many of these interactions are still unknown, mainly due to the paucity of information available on theExpand
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Implications of a specialized diet for the foraging behavior of the Honduran white bat, Ectophylla alba (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)
Specialist species are defined by their restricted range of tolerated environmental conditions and required resources. For example, in the New World leaf-nosed bats (Phyllostomidae), specializationExpand
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Understory bat roosts, availability and occupation patterns in a Neotropical rainforest of Costa Rica.
The strong link between bats and their roosts is widely recognized as being particularly significant. Despite this, roosting ecology of bats is poorly understood and much of the basic information isExpand
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The Influence of Sex and Reproductive Status on Foraging Behavior and Seed Dispersal by Uroderma convexum (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)
Uroderma convexum construct and occupy tents. Tents serve as day shelters and reproductive sites, but also frequently are used as night feeding roosts. We observed and radio-tagged U. convexumExpand
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Notes on the geographic range and distribution of two free-tailed bat species (Chiroptera, Molossidae) in Costa Rica
Nyctinomops laticaudatus (É. Geoffroy St.-Hilaire, 1805) and Eumops nanus (Miller, 1900) are 2 species with distributions that are expected for Costa Rica. However, voucher specimens that confirm theExpand
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Rediscovery of Furipterus horrens (Chiroptera: Furipteridae) in Costa Rica
Abstract Furipterus horrens is a small insectivorous bat with distinct clawless tiny thumbs, and with a patchy geographic distribution in the Neotropics. We report the rediscovery of F. horrens inExpand
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Diverse Beta- and Gammaherpesviruses in Neotropical Rodents from Costa Rica.
Neotropical wild rodents from Costa Rica were analyzed for the presence of herpesviruses (order Herpesvirales, family Herpesviridae). Using a broadly generic PCR, herpesvirus sequences were detectedExpand
Lo que el viento se llevó: ¿conocemos el impacto que producir energía eólica causa sobre los vertebrados voladores de Costa Rica?
The clean energy industry has been growing in Costa Rica, especially wind energy, during the last years. However, at least for the best of our knowledge, published scientific information aboutExpand