MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION IN BEARDED TOMB BATS (TAPHOZOUS) IN MALUKU TENGGARA AND NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR, INDONESIAWA Museum Records and Supplements | Updated 8 years agoAbstract - Bearded Tomb Bats, Taphozous melanopogon and T. achates. were recently collected on Wetar, Tanimbar and Kai Islands, eastern Indonesia. Morphological comparisons of skull, dentary, dental and external characters and a univariate and multivariate statistical analyses of 138 specimens, indicated that the animals from Wetar Island were T a. achates. Those from the Tanimbar and Kai Islands were morphologically distinct from both T. melanopogon and T. a. achates, but were closer to the latter taxon. They are herein described as a new subspecies of T. achates, T. achates minor. Author(s) KITCHENER, D.J. AND SUYANTO, A. : Part 2 Page Number 213 MORPHOLOGICAL VARIATION IN BEARDED TOMB BATS (TAPHOZOUS) IN MALUKU TENGGARA AND NUSA TENGGARA TIMUR, INDONESIA Download 1.09 MB To request an accessible version of this pdf please email firstname.lastname@example.org View the discussion thread.