Diversity and distribution of bats in the Western Ghats of India

V. Korad, K. Yardi, R. Raut

Abstract


In this review, current patterns of distribution of bats in the Western Ghats of India are provided with endemism of species, exclusiveness in various zonesm and possible factors producing these variations. Species checklist from published literature is compiled. The number of species in six zone of 222km each, their endemism at Western Ghats level and exclusiveness at zonal level is presented. Distribution patterns, habits, habitat specificity, threats and conservation measures have been included.

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