This article corrects:

    Han BY, Hua PY, Gu XM, Miller-Butterworth CM, Zhang SY (2008) Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the western long-fingered bat, Miniopterus magnater. Molecular Ecology Resources, 6, 1445–1447.

    The above article, published on November 2008, has been retracted by agreement between the authors, the Journal Managing Editor, Tim Vines, and John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The article was previously published in Volume 8 Issue 4 of the Journal and was inadvertently published a second time as a result of a publication error made without the authors’ knowledge.