The diversity and conservation of bats in Jordan were reviewed based on field work and specimen collections. The bat fauna of Jordan consist of 24 species. Zoogeographical affinities of the bats of Jordan are reviewed. Threats to and human impact on current populations are discussed. Recommendations for implementing conservation measures and future bat research avenues in Jordan are highlighted.
Bat, diversity, conservation, Jordan, threats
AMR, ZUHAIR SAMI; BAKER, MOHAMMAD ADNAN ABU; and QUMSIYEH, MAZIN B. (2006) "Bat Diversity and Conservation in Jordan," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 30: No. 3, Article 1. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol30/iss3/1