TITLE

Twenty-two year-old Rhinolophus hipposideros (Bechstein, 1800): the longest known lifespan of a bat in Slovenia

AUTHOR(S)
PRESETNIK, Primož; TRILAR, Tomi
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Natura Sloveniae: Revija za Terensko Biologijo / Journal of Fiel;2013, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a 22-year-old Rhinolophus hipposideros, which has the longest known lifespan of a bat in Slovenia. The bat was one of the bats ringed in 1989 and the ring had penetrated the wing membrane. It is noted that the bat species has the average lifespan of 4-5 years and that the lifespan of the bat is a rare occurrence.
ACCESSION #
89170430

 

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