Gareth Jones

Summary

Affiliation: University of Bristol
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Independent losses of visual perception genes Gja10 and Rbp3 in echolocating bats (Order: Chiroptera)
    Bin Shen
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e68867. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Scaling of echolocation call parameters in bats
    G Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:3359-67. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Echolocation
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Curr Biol 15:R484-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Mysterious Mystacina: how the New Zealand short-tailed bat (Mystacina tuberculata) locates insect prey
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    J Exp Biol 206:4209-16. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint The evolution of echolocation in bats
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:149-56. 2006
  6. pmc Bat echolocation calls: adaptation and convergent evolution
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:905-12. 2007
  7. pmc Moth hearing in response to bat echolocation calls manipulated independently in time and frequency
    G Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1627-32. 2000
  8. doi request reprint Historical introgression and the persistence of ghost alleles in the intermediate horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus affinis)
    Xiuguang Mao
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes of Advanced Inter disciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China
    Mol Ecol 22:1035-50. 2013
  9. pmc Accelerated FoxP2 evolution in echolocating bats
    Gang Li
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    PLoS ONE 2:e900. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Echolocation call intensity in the aerial hawking bat Eptesicus bottae (Vespertilionidae) studied using stereo videogrammetry
    Marc W Holderied
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Exp Biol 208:1321-7. 2005

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  1. pmc Independent losses of visual perception genes Gja10 and Rbp3 in echolocating bats (Order: Chiroptera)
    Bin Shen
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e68867. 2013
    ..Our study thus provides further evidence for the hypothesis that a trade-off occurs at the genetic level between vision and echolocation in bats. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint Scaling of echolocation call parameters in bats
    G Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    J Exp Biol 202:3359-67. 1999
    ..Low frequencies are unsuited for the detection of small prey, and low repetition rates may limit prey detection rates. Echolocation parameters may therefore constrain maximum body size in aerial-hawking bats...
  3. ncbi request reprint Echolocation
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Curr Biol 15:R484-8. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Mysterious Mystacina: how the New Zealand short-tailed bat (Mystacina tuberculata) locates insect prey
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    J Exp Biol 206:4209-16. 2003
    ..We experimentally removed cues available to the bats and showed that bats located mealworms in leaf litter by listening for prey-generated noises and possibly by olfaction...
  5. ncbi request reprint The evolution of echolocation in bats
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:149-56. 2006
    ..The extensive adaptive radiation in echolocation call design is shaped largely by ecology, showing how perceptual challenges imposed by the environment can often override phylogenetic constraints...
  6. pmc Bat echolocation calls: adaptation and convergent evolution
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 274:905-12. 2007
    ..Now that whole genome sequences of bats are imminent, understanding the functional genomics of echolocation will become a major challenge...
  7. pmc Moth hearing in response to bat echolocation calls manipulated independently in time and frequency
    G Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 267:1627-32. 2000
    ..We discuss our findings in the contexts of the evolution of both bat echolocation call design and the potential responses of insects which hear ultrasound...
  8. doi request reprint Historical introgression and the persistence of ghost alleles in the intermediate horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus affinis)
    Xiuguang Mao
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes of Advanced Inter disciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China
    Mol Ecol 22:1035-50. 2013
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of understanding population history and structure for interpreting hybridization and introgression events...
  9. pmc Accelerated FoxP2 evolution in echolocating bats
    Gang Li
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    PLoS ONE 2:e900. 2007
    ..We speculate that observed accelerated evolution of FoxP2 in bats supports a previously proposed function in sensorimotor coordination...
  10. ncbi request reprint Echolocation call intensity in the aerial hawking bat Eptesicus bottae (Vespertilionidae) studied using stereo videogrammetry
    Marc W Holderied
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Exp Biol 208:1321-7. 2005
    ..bottae and this also is its preferred pulse interval. These results, obtained by using videogrammetry to track bats in the field, corroborate earlier findings from other species from acoustic tracking methods...
  11. doi request reprint Molecular cloning and evolutionary analysis of the GJA1 (connexin43) gene from bats (Chiroptera)
    Li Wang
    School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    Genet Res (Camb) 91:101-9. 2009
    ..Also, we suggested that GJA1 gene could be used as a good molecular marker to do the phylogenetic reconstruction...
  12. pmc The hearing gene Prestin reunites echolocating bats
    Gang Li
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13959-64. 2008
    ..These results highlight the potential problems of extracting phylogenetic signals from functional genes that may be prone to convergence...
  13. pmc Adaptive evolution of the myo6 gene in old world fruit bats (family: pteropodidae)
    Bin Shen
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e62307. 2013
    ..We suggest that Myo6 has undergone adaptive evolution in Old World fruit bats in relation to receptor-mediated endocytosis for the preservation of protein and essential nutrients...
  14. pmc The shaping of genetic variation in edge-of-range populations under past and future climate change
    Orly Razgour
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Rd, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK NERC Biomolecular Analysis Facility, Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK
    Ecol Lett 16:1258-66. 2013
    ..Evidence of population decline despite recent northward migration highlights the need to conserve leading-edge populations for spearheading future range shifts. ..
  15. doi request reprint Taxon-specific PCR for DNA barcoding arthropod prey in bat faeces
    Matt R K Zeale
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, UK
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:236-44. 2011
    ..The methodology developed here provides new opportunities for the study of bat diets and will be of great benefit to the conservation of these ecologically important predators...
  16. doi request reprint Warming up for dinner: torpor and arousal in hibernating Natterer's bats (Myotis nattereri) studied by radio telemetry
    Paul R Hope
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Comp Physiol B 182:569-78. 2012
    ..We hypothesise that Natterer's bats time arousals to maximise opportunities for potential foraging during winter although winter feeding is not the sole determinant of arousal as bats still arouse at times when foraging is unlikely...
  17. pmc Recent loss of vitamin C biosynthesis ability in bats
    Jie Cui
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e27114. 2011
    ..Together, our results suggest that bats lost the ability to biosynthesize vitamin C recently by exhibiting stepwise mutation patterns during GULO evolution that can ultimately lead to pseudogenization...
  18. pmc Determinants of echolocation call frequency variation in the Formosan lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus monoceros)
    Shiang Fan Chen
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:3901-9. 2009
    ..Our results provide evidence that the processes shaping genetic subdivision have concomitant consequences for divergence in echolocation call frequency...
  19. doi request reprint Street lighting disturbs commuting bats
    Emma Louise Stone
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Curr Biol 19:1123-7. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that light pollution may have significant negative impacts upon the selection of flight routes by bats...
  20. ncbi request reprint Sensory ecology: noise annoys foraging bats
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Curr Biol 18:R1098-100. 2008
    ..Traffic noise reduces foraging time and effort in greater mouse-eared bats, presumably by masking rustling sounds made by moving arthropods. Anthropogenic noise is becoming a major concern in conservation biology...
  21. pmc Dynamic evolution of bitter taste receptor genes in vertebrates
    Dong Dong
    School of Life Sciences, East China Normal University, Shanghai, PR China
    BMC Evol Biol 9:12. 2009
    ..Previous studies have identified some T2R gene repertoires, and marked variation in repertoire size has been noted among species. However, the mechanisms underlying the evolution of vertebrate T2R genes remain poorly understood...
  22. pmc Moth wing scales slightly increase the absorbance of bat echolocation calls
    JinYao Zeng
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, East China Normal University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    PLoS ONE 6:e27190. 2011
    ..Although the benefits to moths are relatively small in terms of reducing their target strengths, scales may nonetheless confer survival advantages by reducing the detection distances of moths by bats by 5-6%...
  23. doi request reprint Hierarchical polygyny in multiparous lesser flat-headed bats
    Panyu Hua
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes of Advanced Inter disciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China
    Mol Ecol 20:3669-80. 2011
    ..Future studies of individual movements will help to determine the extent to which mixed paternities in litters, matrilines and groups are driven by male or female behaviour...
  24. doi request reprint Progressive pseudogenization: vitamin C synthesis and its loss in bats
    Jie Cui
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai 200062, China
    Mol Biol Evol 28:1025-31. 2011
    ..We also suggest that the evolution of bat GULO genes can be a good model to study genetic processes associated with loss-of-function...
  25. doi request reprint Molecular evolution: gene convergence in echolocating mammals
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Curr Biol 20:R62-4. 2010
    ..The motor protein prestin confers sensitive and selective hearing in mammals. Remarkably, prestin amino-acid sequences of echolocating dolphins have converged to resemble those of distantly related echolocating bats...
  26. doi request reprint Postglacial colonization of Europe by the barbastelle bat: agreement between molecular data and past predictive modelling
    Hugo Rebelo
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Mol Ecol 21:2761-74. 2012
    ..In addition, all countries sampled possessed unique gene pools, thus stressing the need for the conservation of local populations...
  27. doi request reprint The communicative potential of bat echolocation pulses
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 197:447-57. 2011
    ..Future research can relate genetic population structure to regional variation in echolocation pulse features and elucidate those acoustic features that most contribute to discrimination of individuals...
  28. doi request reprint Sensory ecology: echolocation calls are used for communication
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Curr Biol 18:R34-5. 2008
    ..Noctule bats locate tree roosts faster by eavesdropping on the echolocation calls of conspecifics. Increasing evidence suggests that echolocation is important not only for orientation and finding prey, but also for communication...
  29. doi request reprint Adaptive evolution of 5'HoxD genes in the origin and diversification of the cetacean flipper
    Zhe Wang
    School of Life Science, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    Mol Biol Evol 26:613-22. 2009
    ..Our results strongly implicate 5'HoxD genes in the modulation of digit number, web forming, and the high morphological diversity of the cetacean manus...
  30. doi request reprint An aerial-hawking bat uses stealth echolocation to counter moth hearing
    Holger R Goerlitz
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, UK
    Curr Biol 20:1568-72. 2010
    ..This stealth echolocation allows the barbastelle to exploit food resources that are difficult to catch for other aerial-hawking bats emitting calls of greater amplitude...
  31. ncbi request reprint Population genetic structure and demographic history of the endemic Formosan lesser horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus monoceros)
    Shiang Fan Chen
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Mol Ecol 15:1643-56. 2006
    ..Current genetic structure reflects limited gene flow, probably coupled with stepwise colonization in the past. We consider explanations for the persistence of the species through multiple glacial maxima...
  32. ncbi request reprint Flight and echolocation behaviour of whiskered bats commuting along a hedgerow: range-dependent sonar signal design, Doppler tolerance and evidence for 'acoustic focussing'
    Marc W Holderied
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    J Exp Biol 209:1816-26. 2006
    ..Our findings give a new perspective on the adaptive significance of echolocation call design in nature and have implications for sonar engineering...
  33. ncbi request reprint Long-term paternity skew and the opportunity for selection in a mammal with reversed sexual size dimorphism
    Stephen J Rossiter
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Mol Ecol 15:3035-43. 2006
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  34. ncbi request reprint Acoustic identification of twelve species of echolocating bat by discriminant function analysis and artificial neural networks
    S Parsons
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    J Exp Biol 203:2641-56. 2000
    ..Our findings are discussed in terms of recent advances in recording and analysis technologies, and are related to factors causing convergence and divergence of echolocation call design in bats...
  35. pmc Relaxed evolution in the tyrosine aminotransferase gene tat in old world fruit bats (chiroptera: pteropodidae)
    Bin Shen
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    PLoS ONE 9:e97483. 2014
    ..Our study provides unambiguous evidence that the Tat gene has undergone relaxed evolution in the Old World fruit bats in response to changes in their metabolism due to the evolution of their special diet. ..
  36. doi request reprint Sensory biology: listening in the dark for echoes from silent and stationary prey
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Curr Biol 23:R249-51. 2013
    ..New research shows how bats use echolocation unexpectedly to detect silent and stationary prey in darkness. Bats may use acoustic search images to identify potential prey when prey-generated noises, visual and olfactory cues are absent...
  37. doi request reprint Propagation of the loud "tchó" call of golden-backed uakaris, Cacajao melanocephalus, in the black-swamp forests of the upper Amazon
    Bruna M Bezerra
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Primates 53:317-25. 2012
    ..FME remained relatively stable (±50 Hz on average, at least up to 80 m) when compared to the other call parameters, suggesting that the tchó call may be adapted to transmit information with some efficiency throughout the igapó forest...
  38. ncbi request reprint The influence of flight speed on the ranging performance of bats using frequency modulated echolocation pulses
    Arjan M Boonman
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:617-28. 2003
    ..It is argued that range-Doppler coupling is a significant source of error in bat echolocation, and various strategies bats could employ to deal with this problem, including the use of range rate information are discussed...
  39. doi request reprint First knockdown gene expression in bat (Hipposideros armiger) brain mediated by lentivirus
    Qi Chen
    Institute for Advanced Studies in Multidisciplinary Science and Technology, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China
    Mol Biotechnol 54:564-71. 2013
    ..This report demonstrates that LV-mediated expression of RNAi could achieve effective gene silencing in bats, a non-model organism, and will assist in elucidating the functions of bat genes...
  40. doi request reprint Cloning and molecular evolution of the aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 gene (Aldh2) in bats (Chiroptera)
    Yao Chen
    Institute of Molecular Ecology and Evolution, Institutes for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, 200062, China
    Biochem Genet 51:7-19. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to determine whether other genes involved in ethanol metabolism have been the targets of positive selection in frugivorous and nectarivorous bats...
  41. doi request reprint Mitigating the effect of development on bats in England with derogation licensing
    Emma Louise Stone
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8, 1UG, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 27:1324-34. 2013
    ..Mitigando el Efecto del Desarrollo sobre los Murciélagos en Inglaterra con Licencias de Derogación. ..
  42. pmc From the ultrasonic to the infrared: molecular evolution and the sensory biology of bats
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol Bristol, UK
    Front Physiol 4:117. 2013
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  43. pmc Sensory ecology of water detection by bats: a field experiment
    Danilo Russo
    Laboratorio di Ecologia Applicata, Dipartimento ArBo Pa Ve, Facolta di Agraria, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II Portici, Napoli, Italy, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e48144. 2012
    ..Overall, although acoustic recognition itself is stereotyped and its importance in the drinking process overwhelming, our findings point at the role of experience in increasing behavioural flexibility under natural conditions...
  44. doi request reprint Sensory biology: bats feel the air flow
    Gareth Jones
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Curr Biol 21:R666-7. 2011
    ..A new study shows that hairs on the flight membranes of bats act as airflow sensors. Neurons in the brain that are sensitive to touch respond to stimulation of the hairs, and removal of the hairs compromises flight performance...
  45. pmc Brevity is not always a virtue in primate communication
    Bruna M Bezerra
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Biol Lett 7:23-5. 2011
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Mate fidelity and intra-lineage polygyny in greater horseshoe bats
    Stephen J Rossiter
    School of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Nature 437:408-11. 2005
    ..Our findings reveal the hidden complexity that can underlie polygynous breeding, and highlight a new potential route by which female mate choice could influence social evolution...
  47. ncbi request reprint Intensity control during target approach in echolocating bats; stereotypical sensori-motor behaviour in Daubenton's bats, Myotis daubentonii
    Arjan Boonman
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    J Exp Biol 205:2865-74. 2002
    ..We therefore conclude that intensity compensation does not rely on feedback information from received intensity, but instead follows a stereotyped pattern...
  48. ncbi request reprint Isolation and characterization of CXC receptor genes in a range of elasmobranchs
    Anna Goostrey
    School of Biological Sciences, Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen, Zoology Building, Tillydrone Avenue, Aberdeen AB24 2TZ, UK
    Dev Comp Immunol 29:229-42. 2005
    ..A CXCR fragment isolated from Lamna ditropis (salmon shark) shows high similarity to a range of CXCR4 genes and strong clustering with CXCR4 gene homologues was apparent during phylogenetic reconstruction...
  49. pmc Evolutionary relationships between bat coronaviruses and their hosts
    Jie Cui
    East China Normal University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:1526-32. 2007
    ..These shifts may be due to either virus biologic traits or host behavioral traits. This finding has implications for the emergence of SARS and for the potential future emergence of SARS-CoVs or related viruses...
  50. pmc The importance of invertebrates when considering the impacts of anthropogenic noise
    Erica L Morley
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, 1265 Military Trail, Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M1C 1A4
    Proc Biol Sci 281:20132683. 2014
    ..Finally, we suggest avenues of future research using invertebrates that would advance our understanding of the impact of anthropogenic noise. ..
  51. doi request reprint Responses of golden-backed uakaris, Cacajao melanocephalus, to call playback: implications for surveys in the flooded Igapó forest
    Bruna M Bezerra
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
    Primates 51:327-36. 2010
    ..Our methods and results may also be useful for surveys of other primate species living in the Igapó forest and in other habitat types...
  52. doi request reprint Understanding signal design during the pursuit of aerial insects by echolocating bats: tools and applications
    Marc W Holderied
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University College London, London WC1E 7JE, UK
    Integr Comp Biol 48:74-84. 2008
    ..We show the potential of our methods for understanding interactions between echolocating bats and those prey that have evolved ears that detect bat calls...
  53. pmc Outbreeding increases offspring survival in wild greater horseshoe bats (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum)
    S J Rossiter
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1055-61. 2001
    ..Mean d(2) may reflect immunocompetence, which influences mortality. Protection of mating sites in order to facilitate gene flow and, therefore, outbreeding may help to promote population stability and growth...
  54. ncbi request reprint Genetic variation and population structure in the endangered greater horseshoe bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum
    S J Rossiter
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Mol Ecol 9:1131-5. 2000
    ..Gene flow among most neighbouring colonies was not generally restricted, with one exception. These findings have important implications for the ongoing conservation management of this species...
  55. ncbi request reprint Passive surveillance (1987 to 2004) of United Kingdom bats for European bat lyssaviruses
    S L Harris
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1UG
    Vet Rec 159:439-46. 2006
    ..Daubenton's bat (Myotis daubentonii) was the only species found to be positive for lyssavirus infection, with four cases of eblv type 2 identified, in 1996, 2002, 2003 and 2004. No active infection with eblv type 1 was recorded...
  56. pmc Parentage, reproductive success and breeding behaviour in the greater horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum)
    S J Rossiter
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 267:545-51. 2000
    ..Gene flow between colonies is likely to be primarily mediated by both female and male dispersal during the mating period rather than more permanent movements...
  57. ncbi request reprint Targeted surveillance for European bat lyssaviruses in English bats (2003-06)
    S L Harris
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG, UK
    J Wildl Dis 45:1030-41. 2009
    ..These data show that EBLV-2 is present in M. daubentonii in England. In contrast, there is insufficient evidence to suggest that EBLV-1 is present in E. serotinus in England, although further research is warranted...
  58. ncbi request reprint Echolocation and passive listening by foraging mouse-eared bats Myotis myotis and M. blythii
    Danilo Russo
    Laboratorio di Ecologia Applicata, Dipartimento Ar Bo Pa Ve, Facolta di Agraria, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Universita 100, I 80055 Portici Napoli, Italy
    J Exp Biol 210:166-76. 2007
    ..Our findings have implications for niche separation between sibling species of echolocating bats, support a role for echolocation during passive listening and suggest a functional role for buzzes in landing control...
  59. ncbi request reprint Rangewide phylogeography in the greater horseshoe bat inferred from microsatellites: implications for population history, taxonomy and conservation
    Stephen J Rossiter
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, London E1 4NS, UK
    Mol Ecol 16:4699-714. 2007
    ..Second, deep splits within China and between Europe and China are indicative of cryptic taxonomic divisions which need further investigation...
  60. ncbi request reprint Detection of antibodies to EBLV-2 in Daubenton's bats in the UK
    Anthony R Fooks
    Vet Rec 154:245-6. 2004