Bats of Ukraine and Adjacent Countries:
A Guide for Field Investigations
Proceedings of the Theriological School, volume 3
Summary. The guide is addressed to zoologists and amateurs studying vertebrates in the field. The guide includes information on bat species, distribution of bats in time and space, their morphological features. Approaches applied for revealing of bat shelters and capturing methods are considered. Identification keys for genera and species of bats of the fauna of Ukraine and adjacent countries are given. Each species description includes information about its distribution, shelters, migratory status, and abundance. The guide is illustrated with 69 figures and 6 tables, the reference list includes 139 sources.