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Bats

A list of preprints dealing with the ecology, evolution and behavior of bats

List by Baheerathan Murugavel

Preprints:

Dietary and body mass reconstruction of the Miocene neotropical bat Notonycteris magdalenensis (Phyllostomidae) from La Venta, Colombia

Camilo Lopez-Aguirre, Nicholas J Czaplewski, Andres Link, Masanaru Takai, Suzanne J Hand

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.12.09.418491v1

The authors have attempted to predict the diet of an extinct bat species based on its dental topography. It is an interesting approach to compare extinct and extant taxa that are evolutionarily related and could provide insights into understanding dietary evolution in these species

On a wing and a prayer: limitations and gaps in global bat wing morphology trait data

Matt Crane, Inês Silva, Matthew J. Grainger, George A. Gale

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.12.07.414276v1

A review of bat-wing research. Provides insights on what we know and what must be done to bridge the gaps in this field of research. Has potential implications for improving datasets for researches who aim to do comparative research from a wide range of species across the globe

Surveying the vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) serum proteome: a resource for identifying immunological proteins and detecting pathogens

Benjamin A. Neely, Michael G. Janech, M. Brock Fenton, Nancy B. Simmons, Alison M. Bland, Daniel J. Becker

https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.12.04.411660v1

Categories: animal behavior and cognition , ecology , zoology

Tags: bats

Posted on: 11th December 2020

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