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- n. nearly cosmopolitan genus of very small bats
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Differences in foraging behaviour between Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Schreber, 1774) and Pipistrellus pygmaeus (Leach, 1825).
Many people might immediately think of the two pipistrelle species dubbed informally the 45 and 55 kHz pipistrelles: in 1993 it was discovered that the ‘species’ Pipistrellus pipistrellus actually consisted of two distinct species, both of which differed in the echolocation frequencies of their calls, and which were later shown to differ in genetics, morphology and behaviour (Barlow et al. 1997, Davidson-Watts & Jones 2006).
I left before the end because I hadn't eaten and pipistrellus knew where there was a kebab shop.
Pipistrellus pipistrellus bat, named after the Italian word for bat, pipistrello.
(link) First off I found your LJ through pipistrellus Your writing seemed interesting so I've begun reading it.
* There are three species in Britain: Nathusius’ pipistrelle P. nathusii, the 45 kHz pipistrelle P. pipistrellus and the 55 kHz pipistrelle P. pygmaeus.