New and Noteworthy Records from Ten Jamaican Bat Caves

Image credit: Liliana M. Davalos


This note presents data from two expeditions to Jamaica (28 Nov-18 Dec 2001 and 20-27 Mar 2002). We surveyed 10 caves (Fig.1),collectedvoucherspecimensfrom7 of them, and document new localities for the endemic Jamaican Fig-eating bat Ariteus flavescens.

Caribbean Journal of Science 39(1), 140-144
Liliana M. Dávalos
Liliana M. Dávalos
Professor of Conservation Biology

I’m interested in biodiversity, both its past and its future.