Myotis


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Myotis

genus of bats. Includes M. thysanodes (fringed myotis bat), M. myotis (European common mouse-eared bat), M. lucifugus (little brown bat).
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The western small-footed myotis, Myotis ciliolabrum (Merriam 1886), is a small vespertilionid that occurs over much of western North America from central British Columbia, southern Alberta, and southwestern Saskatchewan, Canada, southward to Chihuahua, Coahuila, and Zacatecas, Mexico (Holloway and Barclay 2001).
Myotis thysanodes aztecus and Myotis volans amotus are recorded for the first time for the Federal District.
Eleven species of bats are typically considered to occur in Ohio (Gottschang 1981; Belwood 1998; Whitaker and Hamilton 1998): little brown myotis (Myotis lucifugus), northern myotis, (Myotis septentrionalis), Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis), small-footed myotis (Myotis leibii), big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus), evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis), eastern pipistrelle (Pipistrellus subflavus), red bat (Lasiurus borealis), hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus), silver-haired bat (Lasionycteris noctivagans), and Rafinesque's big-eared bat (Corynorhinus rafinesquii).
Key words: Topsiturvitrema verticalia, Digenea, Carollia perspicillata, Myotis levis, Chiroptera, Colombia, Argentina.
The eastern small-footed myotis (Myotis leibii) is one of the smallest, least common, and more elusive species of bat in North America (Best and Jennings, 1997; Bogan, 1999).
Other species that we captured were: Lasiurus seminolus, the seminole bat (n = 11,27% of captures); Myotis austroriparius, the southeastern myotis, (n = 8, 20%); Pipistrellus subflavus, the eastern pipistrelle, (n = 3, 7%); Lasiurus borealis, the red bat, (n = 3, 7%).
The large-footed myotis is an interesting bat in that it forms harems in which the adult mates each defend a roost-site occupied by several adult females.
The eastern small-footed myotis roosts in caves and mines in other regions of the eastern United States during the winter [44-48] (Table II).
Key words: Alaska, latitude, bats, distribution, limiting factors, Myotis, Lasionycteris, Eptesicus
The Royal British Columbia Museum holds a specimen of the California Myotis (Myotis californicus; catalog number 013254) collected 6 June 1984 and specimens of the Little Brown Myotis (M.