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Disease alters macroecological patterns of North American bats
Aim We investigated the effects of disease on the local abundances and distributions of species at continental scales by examining the impacts of white-nose syndrome, an infectious disease ofExpand
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Bats of the Palearctic Region: a taxonomic and biogeographic review
Introductory paper at the plenary session of the VIIIth European Bat Research Symposium "Bats & Man - Million Years of Coexistence". Deals with the gaps in taxonomy, the biogeographic perspective andExpand
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Molecular architecture of Pipistrellus pipistrellus/Pipistrellus pygmaeus complex (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae): further cryptic species and Mediterranean origin of the divergence.
Previous genetic analyses have demonstrated that two phonic types of one of the most common European bats, the Common pipistrelle, belong to distinct species, although they are almost identicalExpand
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Molecules, morphometrics and new fossils provide an integrated view of the evolutionary history of Rhinopomatidae (Mammalia: Chiroptera)
BackgroundThe Rhinopomatidae, traditionally considered to be one of the most ancient chiropteran clades, remains one of the least known groups of Rhinolophoidea. No relevant fossil record isExpand
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Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) of the Eastern Mediterranean. Part 3. Review of bat distribution in Bulgaria
A complete list of all bat records available from Bulgaria was compiled from literary references and original data. In total, at least 32 species of bats have been recorded in 2127 localities inExpand
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Increasing Incidence of Geomyces destructans Fungus in Bats from the Czech Republic and Slovakia
Background White-nose syndrome is a disease of hibernating insectivorous bats associated with the fungus Geomyces destructans. It first appeared in North America in 2006, where over a million batsExpand
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The advertisement song of Pipistrellus nathusii (Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae): a complex message containing acoustic signatures of individuals
ABSTRACT Males of Nathusius' pipistrelle (Pipistrellus nathusii) are well known for their complex acoustic advertisement behaviour performed either as songflight (SF) or sedentary display (SD). WeExpand
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Development and evolution of the vertebrate primary mouth
The vertebrate oral region represents a key interface between outer and inner environments, and its structural and functional design is among the limiting factors for survival of its owners. BothExpand
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Late glacial climatic and environmental changes in eastern-central Europe: Correlation of multiple biotic and abiotic proxies from the Lake Švarcenberk, Czech Republic
Thick lake sediments discovered in the southern part of the Czech Republic provide a high-resolution archive for detailed study of paleoenvironmental changes during the Late Pleistocene to HoloceneExpand
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Dual epithelial origin of vertebrate oral teeth
The oral cavity of vertebrates is generally thought to arise as an ectodermal invagination. Consistent with this, oral teeth are proposed to arise exclusively from ectoderm, contributing to toothExpand
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