Mammalian Biology

, Volume 67, Issue 6, pp 378–380 | Cite as

The diet of some insectivorous bats from northern Israel

  • J. O. WhitakerJr.
  • Y. Yom-TovEmail author
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Key words

Microchiroptera insectivorous bats diet Israel 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Life SciencesIndiana State UniversityTerre HauteUSA
  2. 2.Department of ZoologyTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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