Use and Selection of Highway Bridges by Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii) in South Carolina.
Frances M. Bennett*, William W. Bowerman, Susan C. Loeb, and Mary S. Bunch, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; USDA Forest Service, Clemson, SC; South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Pendleton, SC
The Effects of Various Temperatures on the Successful Hibernation of Indiana Bats.
Christin Dzurick* and Tom Tomasi, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Temporal Patterns of Body Surface Temperature and Spatial Distribution in Roosting Brazilian Free-tailed Bats, Tadarida brasiliensis.
Alexander J. Frank*, Jonathan D. Reichard, and Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University, Boston, MA
The Echolocation Behavior of Davy's Naked-backed Bat, Pteronotus davyi (Chiroptera: Mormoopidae).
Carlos E. Ibarra* and Antonio Guillen, Instituto de Ecologia, A. C., Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico; Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, Mexico DF, Mexico
Arousal Time and Variables that cause Red Bats (Lasiurus borealis) to Arouse from Torpor during Prescribed Burns.
Anna A. Scesny* and Lynn W. Robbins, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Big Brown Bat Ultrasonic Signals Differ when Used for Echolocation versus Mating.
Matthew E. Grilliot*, Mary T. Mendonca, and Stephen C. Burnett, Auburn University, Auburn, AL; Clayton College & State University, Morrow, GA
* Speleobooks Award-winning Poster
Roosting Ecology of the Townsend's Big-eared Bat (Corynorhinus townsendii) in the West Kootenay Region of Southeastern British Columbia, Canada.
Thomas J. Hill*, Aaron K. Reid, Ross S. Clarke, and John C. Gwilliam, Columbia Basin Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program, Nelson, BC
Preliminary Assessment of Land-use and -cover Change near Indiana Bat Hibernacula.
Michael G. Just* and Matthew G. Hohmann, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ERDC-CERL, Champaign, IL
Nightly Activity Patterns of Bats on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska.
Elizabeth K. Mallott* and Matt Heavner, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA; University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau, AK
Computer Simulation of Bat Movements: Importance in Understanding Roosting Assemblages and Conservation Strategies.
Emmanuel Miranda-Maldonado*, Wilmarie Torres-Rivera, Rafael R. Canales-Pastrana, and Armando Rodríguez-Durán, Universidad Interamericana, Bayamón, PR
*Differences in Flight and Echolocation Behavior of Myotis nattereri when Foraging near Coniferous or Deciduous Trees.
Wiebke Pflaesterer* and Hans-Ulrich Schnitzler, Universitaet Tuebingen, Germany
* Basically Bats Wildlife Conservation Society Award-winning Poster
What Have We Been Talking About for the Past Thirty-five Years?
G. Roy Horst*, Emeritus NASBR, Potsdam, NY -- Retired
Life During Bat Time: A Poetic Salute to Radiotelemetry (with Apologies to Talking Heads).
Angela E. England*, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Proposal: Mating Behavior of the Little Brown Bat, Myotis lucifugus.
Krista J. Patriquin*, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
Roosting Behavior, Social Structure, and Group Stability of the Big Fruit-eating Bat, Artibeus lituratus (Phyllostomidae, Stenodermatinae).
Mariana Muñoz-Romo*, Emilio A. Herrera, and Thomas H. Kunz, Boston University, Boston, MA; Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela
Day-roosting Behavior of Female Myotis volans in Xeric and Mesic Forests of the Intermountain Northwestern United States.
Michael D. Baker*, Michael J. Lacki, and Joseph S. Johnson, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Foraging Behavior of the Long-legged Myotis (Myotis volans) in Northern Idaho.
Joseph S. Johnson*, Michael J. Lacki, and Michael D. Baker, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Special Observations on the Social Behavior of the White Honduran Bat, Ectophylla alba.
Maria Sagot* and Dulcehe Jimenez, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA; University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica.
Comparison of Bat Use at Water Catchments in Iron County, Utah.
Brian Hanson, Jacqueline Hanson, Cameron Boyce, Nick Ervin, Aaron Kallas, Selena Sorensen, Kate Grandison*, and John Taylor, Cedar City, UT
Winter Roosting Ecology of Eastern Red Bats (Lasiurus borealis) in Southwest Missouri.
Brad M. Mormann and Lynn W. Robbins*, Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Prenatal Development and Skeletogenesis in the Angola Free-tailed Bat (Tadarida condylura).
Karl A. Wyant and Rick A. Adams*, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
A Comparison of Changes in Wing Loading Associated with Pregnancy in Myotis evotis and Myotis lucifugus.
Jessica Kiser* and Rick A. Adams, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Histo-pathologies from Prolonged Volcanic Ash Exposure in Bats from Montserrat.
Gary G. Kwiecinski*, Scott C. Pedersen, Patrick J. Kelly, and Kunal N. Patel, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA; South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Vaccine Induced Immunity to Rabies Virus in a Captive Colony of Pallid Bats (Antrozous pallidus).
M. F. Young*, R. Rose, and C. M. Quick, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Temperature Selection by the Bat Molossus molossus.
Jesus M. Ríos, Viviana Negrón-Rivera, and Armando Rodríguez-Durán, Universidad Interamericana, Bayamón, PR
The iBBAT: A Small Datalogger for Recording Body Temperature.
Don Thomas, Marie-Hélène Pitre, Tomasz Kokurewicz, and Robert Turcotte, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC; Agricultural University of Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland; Alpha Mach, Mont St-Hilaire, QC
Spatial Memory and Navigation in Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus).
Anthony E. Petrites*, Donald S. Mowlds, Oliver S. Eng, James A. Simmons, and Caroline M. DeLong, Brown University, Providence, RI
Information Content of Sonar Calls of Little Brown Bats, Myotis lucifugus: Potential for Communication.
Karry A. Kazial*, Kristen N. Zielinski, and Sarah Pacheco, SUNY Fredonia, NY
Variability in Social Calls within and between Colonies of Pallid Bats.
Bryan D. Arnold* and Gerald S. Wilkinson, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Automatic Classification of Microchiropteran Echolocation Calls: Why the Current Technology is Wrong and What Can be Done about It.
Mark D. Skowronski* and John G. Harris, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Mother-Infant Communication in the Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus).
Dawn M. Farrar*, Mathew E. Carter, Jenna A. Monroy, Ellen Covey, and John H. Casseday, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Mating Display Behavior of the Big Brown Bat, Eptesicus fuscus.
Jenna A. Monroy*, Dawn M. Farrar, John H. Casseday, and Ellen Covey, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Use of Infrared Thermal Imaging to Census the Endangered Mexican Long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris nivalis) in Big Bend National Park, Texas.
Loren K. Ammerman*, Thomas H. Kunz, Nickolay Hristov, Molly M. McDonough, Michael T. Dixon, and Raymond Skiles, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX; Boston University, Boston, MA; Big Bend National Park, TX
A Molecular Approach to the Phylogenetic Position of Myopterus.
Amy C. Bishop* and Loren K. Ammerman, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
Karyotypic and Morphological Variation in the Bonneted Bat, Eumops glaucinus.
Molly M. McDonough*, Loren K. Ammerman, and Robert M. Timm, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX; University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Thermal Profiles of Abandoned Mines in Alaska: Implications for Use by Bats.
Robin Ives*, A. Kline, A. Poe, and R. Sherwin, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA; USDA Forest Service, Girdwood, AK
Studies on the Natural History, Population Ecology, and Landscape Genetics of Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat in Southeastern Virginia.
Ela-Sita Carpenter*, Mitchell Otey, Leslie McDonald, Mark Gray, and Rick Sherwin. Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA
Landscape Genetics as a Tool to Design Predictive Models for the More Efficient Management of Bats and Mines.
Leslie McDonald and Mark S. Gray*, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA
In Search of Simple Characters to Distinguish Myotislucifugus and Myotis yumanensis in the Field.
Theodore J. Weller*, Shonene A. Scott, Patricia C. Ormsbee, and Jan M. Zinck, USDA Forest Service, Arcata, CA; Portland State University, Portland, OR; USDA Forest Service, Eugene, OR
The Importance of Cenotes in Structuring Bat Communities in Yucatan, Mexico.
M. Cristina MacSwiney, Frank D. Clarke, and Paul A. Racey*, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
The Impact of Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) Crops on Bat Activity in Texas Agroecosystems.
Kimberly S. Kennard*, Thomas G. Hallam, and Gary F. McCracken, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Long-distance Movements of Nevada Populations of the Mexican Free-tailed Bat (Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana).
Philip Leitner*, St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, CA
Spinturnix americanus: A Spinturnicid Mite Found on the Endangered Gray Bat (Myotis grisescens), Identified with SEM.
Petra Redinger, Troy L. Best*, Christine A. Sundermann, and Roland R. Dute, Auburn University, AL
Mist Netting Bias on Montserrat.
Roxy J. Larsen, Karen A. Boegler, and Scott C. Pedersen, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
Comparing the Genomes of Three Species of Carollia by Documenting the Number of Ribosomal DNA Sites, the Distribution of Genomic DNA, and Accumulation of Repetitive Elements.
Vicki J. Swier*, Holly A.Wichman, and Robert J. Baker, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
Morphological Diversity of the Genus Lonchophylla (Phyllostomidae) in Ecuador and Peru.
Sergio Solari*, Juan P. Carrera, Carlos Tello, and Robert J. Baker, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; Museo de Historia Natural, UNMSM, Lima, Peru
Prevalence, Diversity, and Phylogeny of Malaria Parasites of Bats.
Eric Olaf Stiner*, American Museum of Natural History and City University of New York
Interpreting Bat Echolocation for Museum Visitors: The Making Sense of Cave Life Gallery at the Oakland Museum of California.
Dorris Welch* and Dana Neitzel, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Bat House Use by a Colony of Florida Bonneted Bats (Eumops floridanus).
Rob Mies*, Cyndi Marks, and Victor Young, Organization for Bat Conservation, Bloomfield Hills, MI; Florida Bat Center, Bay Pines, FL; North Fort Myers, FL
Conservation and Science at Lubee Bat Conservancy.
Allyson L. Walsh* and Dana LeBlanc, Lubee Bat Conservancy, Gainesville, FL
Long-term Monitoring of Bat Populations Associated with Extensive Riparian Restoration in Las Vegas Wash, Clark County, Nevada.
Michael J. O'Farrell* and Sheth Shanahan, O'Farrell Biological Consulting, Las Vegas, NV; Southern Nevada Water Authority, Las Vegas, NV
Are Red Bats (Lasiurus borealis) Declining in Southern Michigan?
Lisa Winhold*, Allen Kurta, and Rod Foster, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Physical Abnormalities in a Population of Free-ranging Bats.
Tiffany Jones* and Allen Kurta, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Schedule of Platform Papers