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Species Composition of Bats in Patheingyi Township
- This present study was conducted in Patheingyi Township from June 201 0 to May 2011. Ten caves were surveyed and a total of 11 species, three Megabat species and eight Microbat species were identified and recorded. They belonged to five families and distributed among six genera. Out of the 11 species, Rousettus leschenaulti, Cynoptenus brachyotic and C.sphinx are Megabats; and Hipposideros larvatus, H.pomona, H.lylei, Rhinolophus coelophyllu, R.malayanus, R.pusillus, Megaderma spasma and Taphozous melanopogon are Microbats. Of these, H.lylel and R.coelophyllus, are previously not recorded and they are new record in this study area. The result of survey revealed that bat population was large and the species diversity was large.
Nang Aye Aye Shein
Mie Mie Sein
- Banmaw University Research Journal