‘eighty years of promoting biodiversity conservation through taxonomic research, scientific training and international networks’

Harrison Institute, Centre for Biodiversity Research

2000 - 2004 (23 publications including one monograph [Csorba et al., 2003])


Bates, P.J.J., Mar Mar Thi, Tin Nwe, Si Si Hla Bu, Khin Mie Mie, Nyo Nyo, Aye Aye Khaing, Nu Nu Aye, Thida Oo and I. Mackie. 2004. A review of Rhinolophus (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae) from Myanmar, including three species new to the country. Acta Chiropterologica, 6(1): 23-48. [PDF available]

Bates, P.J.J., M.J. Struebig, S.J. Rossitor, T. Kingston, S.S. Lin Oo and K. Mya Mya. 2004. A new species of Kerivoula (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) from Myanmar (Burma). Acta Chiropterologica, 6(2): 219-226. [PDF available]

Harrison, D. L. 2004. Preface. In: Contributions to the knowledge of the mammals of the Middle East. Zoology in the Middle East. 33 (2004). Ed. Max Kaspere, K and R. Kinzelbach. [PDF available]

Vanitharani, J., M. Pearch, L. Jeya Praba and R. Annamalai. 2004. A review of the distribution and status of Latidens salimalii (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae) with new records from the Western Ghats, India. Lutra, 47(1): 21-32. [PDF available]


Csorba, G., P. Ujhelyi, and N. Thomas. 2003. Horseshoe bats of the World (Chiroptera: Rhinolophidae). Alana Books, UK. 160 pp.

Holman, J. A. and D. L. Harrison. 2003. A new helmeted frog of the genus Thaumastosaurus from the Eocene of England. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica,48(1): 157–160. [PDF available]

Pearch, M.J., Khin Mie Mie, P.J.J. Bates, Tin Nwe, Khin Maung Swe and Si Si Hla Bu. 2003. First record of bats (Chiroptera) from Rakhine State, Myanmar (Burma). Natural History Bulletin of the Siam Society, 51(2): 241-259. [PDF available]

Vanitharani, J., A. Rajendran, P.J.J. Bates and D.L. Harrison. 2003. A taxonomic reassessment of Kerivoula lenis Thomas, 1916 (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) including a first record from peninsular India. Acta Chiropterologica, 5(1): 49-60. [PDF available]


Harrison, D. L. 2002. A new species of Dormouse (Rodentia: Gliridae) from the Creechbarrow Limestone Formation (late Middle Eocene) of Dorset, England. Tertiary Research 21 (1-4): 11-18. [PDF available]

Holman, J. A. and D. L. Harrison. 2002. A new Thaumastosaurus (Anura: Familia incertae sedis) from the Late Eocene of England, with remarks on the taxonomic and zoogeographic relationships of the genus. Journal of Herpetology,36(4): 621-626. [PDF available]

Mapatuna, Y., M. B. Gunasekera, W.D. Ratnasooriya, N.C.W. Goonesekere and P.J.J. Bates. 2002. Unravelling the taxonomic status of the genus Cynopterus (Chiroptera: Pteropididae) in Sri Lanka by multivariate morphometrics and mitochondrial DNA analysis. Mamm. Biol., 67: 321-337. [PDF available]

Si Si Hla Bu and P.J.J. Bates. 2002. Myanmar: an illustrated guide to the country and its wildlife. 38 pp. [available for purchase]

Thabah, A. and P.J.J. Bates. 2002. Recent record of Otomops wroughtoni (Chiroptera: Molossidae) from Meghalaya, North-East India. Acta Zoologica Hungarica, 48(3): 251-253. [PDF available]


Bates, P.J.J. and Tin Nwe. 2001. Myanmar: an atlas of karst conservation. International Caver, 2001: 36-39. [PDF available]

Bates, P.J.J., Tin Nwe, Khin Maung Swe and Si Si Hla Bu. 2001. Further new records of bats from Myanmar (Burma) including Craseonycteris thonglongyai Hill 1974 (Chiroptera: Craseonycteridae). Acta Chiropterologica, 3(1): 33-41. [PDF available]

Hendrichsen, D. K., P. J. J. Bates, and B. D. Hayes. 2001. Recent records of bats (Chiroptera) from Cambodia. Acta Chiropterologica, 3(1): 21-32. [PDF available]

Hendrichsen, D. K., P. J. J. Bates, B. D. Hayes, and J. L. Walston. 2001. Recent records of bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) from Vietnam with six species new to the country. Myotis, 39: 35-122. [PDF available]

Pearch, M.J., P.J.J. Bates., and C. Magin. 2001. A review of the small mammal fauna of Djibouti and the results of a recent survey. Mammalia, 65(3): 387-409. [PDF available]

Walston, J. L. and P. J. J. Bates. 2001. The discovery of Wroughton’s free-tailed bat Otomops wroughtoni (Chiroptera: Molossidae) in Cambodia. Acta Chiropterologica, 3(2): 249-252. [PDF available]


Bates, P.J.J. and D.L. Harrison. 2000. Bats of the Indian Subcontinent. World Biodiversity Database CD-Rom series, Springer-Verlag. [available for purchase]

Bates, P.J.J., Tin Nwe, M.J. Pearch, Khin Maung Swe, Si Si Hla Bu and Thanda Tun. 2000. A review of bat research in Myanmar (Burma) and results of a recent survey. Acta Chiropterologica, 2(1): 53-82. [PDF available]

Snowden, P., P. J. J. Bates and M. R. Brown. 2000. Recent records of bats and rodents from Oman, including three species new to the country. Fauna of Arabia,18 : 397-407. [PDF available]

Thomas, N. M. 2000. Morphological and mitochondrial-DNA variation in Rhinolophus rouxii Temminck, 1835 (Chiroptera). Bonner Zoologische Beitrage, 49(1-4): 1-18. [PDF available]