1. Potential geographic distribution and habitat suitability of the Greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) in Iran

Saeed Shahabi; Mozafar Sharifi; Vahid Akmali

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Winter 2019, , Pages 40-51


  We present a review of earlier records of the greater horseshoe bat distribution in Iran together with new distribution records of this bat obtained during recent years (2012–2016). The present study describes 41 new localities that increase the species known range mainly over Zagros and Elburz ...  Read More

2. Postnatal growth and age estimation in preterm infant of ‎long-‎fingered bat (Myotis capaccinii) reared in a flight cage

Mozafar Sharifi; Hossein‎ Javanbakht

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 30-36


  Three Capaccinii’s bats (Myotis capaccinii) which were born and reared in a flight cage were subjected to a postnatal study. Length of forearm, body mass and length of the total gap at the fourth metacarpal- phalangeal joint of the neonats were measured in order to develop empirical growth curves ...  Read More