SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL & HELP SUPPORT BATS

New bat species found in Central Highlands


The newly discovered bat species, Murina kontumensis. — Photo courtesy of Viet Nam Academy of Science and Technology

KON TUM (VNS) — Scientists have discovered a new Murina bat species living on a high mountain peak in Ngoc Linh Nature Reserve in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.

Vietnamese scientists from the Viet Nam Academy of Science and Technology and their Japanese partners from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science found the bat species during a field trip that began in September 2014.

The scientists named it Murina kontumensis and said the bat species lived in the evergreen forest at a height of 1,700m above sea level.

The announcement was made recently after the scientists checked the species formation and gene structure of the bat with the Hungarian Natural History Museum. The scientists said the newly discovered bat had different characteristics from other bat species in Viet Nam.

The area where the scientists found the bat demonstrates high biodiversity, but it is vulnerable to the effects of deforestation and development. — VNS

COMMENTS

BLOGGER: 1
Loading...
BatsRule!/\^._.^/\Help Save WildLife
Name

Articles,67,Audio,15,Backyard,10,Barbed Wire,21,Bat Art,34,Bat Books,70,Bat Box,26,Bat Clothing,13,Bat Issues,494,Bats for Children,25,Bats for the Home,61,Electrocution,7,Events,33,info on bats,454,Jackie Sparrow,22,Microbats,409,Misc,63,Netting,32,Newsletter,4,Promoting,124,Rehab,60,Rehab 2011,1,Rehab 2012,19,Rehab 2013,10,Rehab 2014,6,Rehab 2015,103,Rehab 2016,99,Rehab 2017,9,Release Cage,2,RESCUE,59,Rescue 2012,3,RESCUE 2013,11,RESCUE 2014,8,RESCUE 2015,24,Rescue 2016,12,RESCUE 2017,1,Rob Mies,11,Shooting,2,Vegetation,23,Video,420,Virus,110,WebSites-Bat,46,
ltr
item
Megabats and Microbats: New bat species found in Central Highlands
New bat species found in Central Highlands
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mG-LxUXlDgg/VsPJkBK1vsI/AAAAAAACNYE/JoEtc_AHJjE/s1600/New%2Bbat%2Bspecies%2Bfound%2Bin%2BCentral%2BHighlands.jpg
https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-mG-LxUXlDgg/VsPJkBK1vsI/AAAAAAACNYE/JoEtc_AHJjE/s72-c/New%2Bbat%2Bspecies%2Bfound%2Bin%2BCentral%2BHighlands.jpg
Megabats and Microbats
http://www.batsrule.info/2016/02/new-bat-species-found-in-central.html
http://www.batsrule.info/
http://www.batsrule.info/
http://www.batsrule.info/2016/02/new-bat-species-found-in-central.html
true
4238281482117672351
UTF-8
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy