Handbook of the Mammals of Europe
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Chiroptera

Editors: Russo, Danilo (Ed.)

  • Comprehensive overviews of each European bat species’ biology 
  • Each species account includes a distribution map, a photograph and key literature
  • Compiled and written by a team of international bat experts
  • Appeals to academics and students in mammal research, as well as to professionals dealing with mammal conservation and management 
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Preliminary​This volume provides comprehensive overviews of each European bat species’ biology including palaeontology, physiology, genetics, reproduction and development, ecology, habitat, diet, mortality and age determination. Their economic significance and management, as well as future challenges for research and conservation are also addressed. Each chapter includes a distribution map, a photograph of the animal and key literature. This authoritative volume of the Handbook of the Mammals of Europe is a timely and detailed compilation of all European bats and will appeal to academics, students and professionals in mammal research.

About the authors

​Preliminary
Danilo Russo is an animal ecologist mainly working on vertebrates (especially bats and more recently rodents) but also on a flagship long-horned beetle, the Rosalia longicorn (Rosalia alpina). His research interests cover a range of topics, including habitat selection, resource partitioning, sensory ecology, social behaviour, evolutionary biology, biogeography and conservation biology. He is currently leading Wildlife Research Unit at University of Naples Federico II.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Chiroptera
Editors
  • Danilo Russo
Series Title
Handbook of the Mammals of Europe
Copyright
2022
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Print ISBN
978-3-030-44028-2
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-030-44030-5
eReference ISBN
978-3-030-44029-9
Series ISSN
2730-7387
Edition Number
1
Number of Illustrations
50 b/w illustrations, 100 illustrations in colour
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