A new species of Kerivoula (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Myanmar (Burma)

Paul J.J. Bates, Matthew J. Struebig, Stephen J. Rossiter, Tigga Kingston, Sai Sein Lin Oo, Khin Mya Mya

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A new species of Kerivoula is described. Currently, it is known only from Namdee Forest in southern Kachin State,Myanmar. Externally, superficially similar to Kerivoula papillosa and with a dentition comparable to that of Kerivoula lenis, it is distinguished by its flattened skull. It was collected in evergreen forest in an area that also includes some mixed deciduous forest, shifting cultivation, and bamboo groves.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-226
Number of pages8
JournalActa Chiropterologica
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2004


  • Kachin State
  • Kerivoula sp. nov.
  • Myanmar (Burma)


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