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Document Type

Research

Keywords

Iowa, caves, bats, hibernacula

Abstract

Nineteen caves in the eastern Iowa counties of Dubuque, Jackson, and Jones were surveyed for bat usage during the winter of 1983-84. A total of 1548 hibernating bats of 4 species (Myotis lucifugus, Myotis keenii, Pipistrellus subflavus, and Eptesicus fuscus) were counted in 12 of the caves. Only the previously reported federally endangered Myotis sodalis was not found.

Publication Date

June 1986

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

93

Issue

2

First Page

41

Last Page

43

Copyright

© Copyright 1986 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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