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Title: The distribution of the bats of South Carolina

Author: Menzel, Jennifer M.; Menzel, Michael A.; Ford, W. Mark; Edwards, John W.; Sheffield, Steven R.; Kilgo, John C.; Bunch, Mary S.;

Date: 2003

Source: Southeastern Naturalist. 2(1): 121-152.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: There is a paucity of information available about the distribution of bats in the southeastern United States. Golley (1966) recorded the distribution and gave a brief summary of the natural history of 11 of 14 species of bats that occur in South Carolina and DiSalvo et al. (2002) recently reported on the distribution of 13 species of bats that occur in South Carolina based on bats submitted to the public health personnel for rabies testing. Maps provided by Golley are outdated and those provided by DiSalvo et al. are not inclusive of museum records, capture records reported in the literature, or records from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR). We synthesized records from museums, bat captures, and bats submitted for rabies testing to provide a more accurate and useful distribution for natural resource managers and those planning to research bats in South Carolina. Distributional information, including maps, collection localities within counties, and literature references, for all 14 species of bats that occur in South Carolina has never been synthesized. To provide better information on the state's bat fauna, we have updated distributions for all species that occur in South Carolina.

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Menzel, Jennifer M.; Menzel, Michael A.; Ford, W. Mark; Edwards, John W.; Sheffield, Steven R.; Kilgo, John C.; Bunch, Mary S. 2003. The distribution of the bats of South Carolina. Southeastern Naturalist. 2(1): 121-152.

 


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