EVIDENCE OF ALTITUDINAL MOVEMENTS OF Leptonycterys curasoae (CHIROPTERA: PHYLLOSTOMIDAE) IN CENTRAL MEXICO

Gerardo L. Herrera Montalvo

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Keywords: migration, nectarivorous bats, stable isotopes, Orizaba, Veracruz, Chiroptera, Leptonycteris curasoae.


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migration, nectarivorous bats, stable isotopes, Orizaba, Veracruz, Chiroptera, Leptonycteris curasoae

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22201/ie.20074484e.1997.2.1.115

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