Bean species affected by white nose syndrome

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is an emerging transmissible disease that affects a long list of hibernating palms throughout the world. And since these bats species easily hibernate to survive in winter, the disease in general has a mortality rate of 90% to 100%. In fact, he has killed millions of bats only in the United States. It is caused by a called fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans (Pd), and it was thought that they were bought in Europe or China in 2006. Researchers suspect that it develops in conditions of cold and moisture, similar to the mold and other fungi, and it seems that it only affects bats that hibernate.

Effects of WNS

White nose syndrome is distinguished by white fungal growth in mumps and bat wings. Here's the name . But the irregular behavior of the bars in the interior and outside of the hibernation churros ( also called hibernacula ) is another common indication of the disease. This includes frequent flights during the day, overflowing in the hibernacle entrance and much more. These behaviors are thought to be the result of interrupted hibernation, fatigue, depletion of stored fat reserves and emaciation.

Presence of WNS in North America and Canada

There are several species of wintering bat in North America and Canada that are currently affected by the Nas Blanca Syndrome. It is considered the worst wildlife disease to break into the history of North America! So far there is no sign that the illness diminishes its distribution rate, and there is no cure either. However, researchers have not given up populations of infected bats from around the world. They still try to forget the cure.

In Asia:

Bat of eastern water ( Peptot of Myotis )

In North America:

Big brown ( Eptesicus Fuscus)

Little brown brown Myotis lucifugus )

One gray ( Myotis grisescens )

Indiana Bat ( Myotis sodalis )

Tricolor ( Perimyotis subflavus )

Oriental small foot ( Myotis leibii )

Northern Long-Eared ( Myotis septentrionalis )

To Europe:

Barbastelle ( Barbastellus barbastellus )

Bat de Bechstein ( M. bechsteinii )

Bat de Brandt ( M. brandtii )

Brown Long-Eared ( Plecotus auritus )

Common Bent-Wing ( Miniopterus schreibersii )

Bat de Daubenton ( M. daubentonii )

Bat of Geoffroy ( M. emarginatus )

Greater Mouse-Eared ( M. myotis )

Smaller horseshoe ( Rhinolophus hipposideros )

Mediterranean horseshoe ( Rhinolophus euryale )

Bat de Natterer ( M. nattereri )

Batet del nord ( Eptesicus nilssonii )

Pond Bat ( M. dasycneme )

WNS in the United States:

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Rhode Island
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin

Source by Sarahbeth Kluzinski