white-nose syndrome and wing damage index scores among summer bats in the northeastern united states.white-nose syndrome (wns) adversely affects millions of bats hibernating in caves of the eastern united states. beginning in 2009, the us fish and wildlife service supported use of a wing damage index (wdi) scoring system (scale of 0 to 3, or no damage to severe) to assess wing damage of bats captured during summer. based on bat captures at 459 mist net sites in pennsylvania, new york, maryland, virginia, and new jersey, usa, we questioned whether wdi scores varied by species group, date, and di ...201121269995
organochlorine residues in three bat species from four localities in maryland and west virginia, 1973, 119 bats of three species were collected from four localities in maryland and west virginia. the collection included 43 big brown bats (eptesicus fuscus), 43 little brown brown bats (myotis lucifugus), and 33 eastern pipistrelles (pipistrellus subflavus). the bats were collected from round top mountain, washington co., md.; trout cave, pendleton co., w. va.; montpelier barn, prince georges co., md. residues of sigmaddt were highest in carcasses of bats from round top mountain, which is ...1976826874
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