Contributions to Zoology, 78 (2) - 2009

Variation in the nocturnal foraging distribution of and resource use by endangered Ryukyu flying foxes (Pteropus dasymallus) on Iriomotejima Island, Japan

Ya-Fu Lee1,4, Tokushiro Takaso2,5, Tzen-Yuh Chiang1,6, Yen-Min Kuo1,7, Nozomi Nakanishi2,8, Hsy-Yu Tzeng3,9, Keiko Yasuda2

1.  Department of Life Sciences and Institute of Biodiversity, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan

2.  The Iriomote Project, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, 671 Iriomote, Takatomi-cho, Okinawa 907-1542, Japan

3.  Hengchun Research Center, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute, Pingtung 946, Taiwan

4.  Ya-Fu Lee , yafulee@mail.ncku.edu.tw

5.  Tokushiro Takaso, ttakaso@chikyu.ac.jp

6.  Tzen-Yuh Chiang, tychiang@mail.ncku.edu.tw

7.  Yen-Min Kuo, yenminkuo@yahoo.com.tw

8.  Nozomi Nakanishi, nozomin@syd.odn.ne.jp

9.  Hsy-Yu Tzeng, erecta@nchu.edu.tw

Keywords: abundance, bats, Chiroptera, diet, figs, frugivores, habitat.