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Natalidae - funnel eared bats

Mexican Funnel Eared BatThere are 11 species of small, slender bats in this family. They are found in the Caribbean and from Mexico south to northern South America.

They have reddish-brown, yellowish-brown, or gray fur. They have long tails, large ears, and no noseleaf. They live in caves and eat flying insects.

Species include: Gervais's funnel-eared bat, the Cuban funnel-eared bat, the Bahaman funnel-eared bat, the Trinidadian funnel-eared bat, and the Mexican funnel-eared bat.

World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in Wild extinctExtinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in USThreatened in US Threatened in New HampshireThreatened in NH Endangered in USEndangered in US Endangered in NHEndangered in NH IntroducedIntroduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game

  New Hampshire Species

 

 North/Central American Species

None
  Cuban Lesser Funnel-eared Bat - Chilonatalus micropus Near Threatened
Bahamian Lesser Funnel-eared Bat - Chilonatalus tumidifrons Near Threatened
Jamaican Greater Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus jamaicensis Critically Endangered
Natalus lanatus Least Concern
Hispaniolan Greater Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus major Near Threatened
Mexican Greater Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus mexicanus Least Concern
Cuban Greater Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus primus Critically Endangered
Mexican Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus stramineus Least Concern
Trinidadian Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus tumidirostris Least Concern
Gervais's Funnel-eared Bat - Nyctiellus lepidus Least Concern

Other Species Around the World

Africa Africa Asia Asia Australia Australia/Oceania Europe Europe North America North America South America South America New Hampshire Species NH

Cuban Lesser Funnel-eared Bat - Chilonatalus micropus Near Threatened North America South America
Bahamian Lesser Funnel-eared Bat-Chilonatalus tumidifrons Near Threatened North America
Natalus espiritosantensis Near Threatened South America
Jamaican Greater Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus jamaicensis Critically Endangered North America
Natalus lanatus Least Concern North America
Hispaniolan Greater Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus major Near Threatened North America
  Mexican Greater Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus mexicanus Least Concern North America
Cuban Greater Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus primus Critically Endangered North America
Mexican Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus stramineus Least Concern North America
Trinidadian Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus tumidirostris Least Concern North America South America
Gervais's Funnel-eared Bat - Nyctiellus lepidus Least Concern North America

Additional Information

Key: profile Profile Photos Photos Video Video Audio Audio

Bahamian Lesser Funnel-eared Bat - Chilonatalus tumidifrons profile Photos Near Threatened North America
The Bahamian funnel-eared bat is found in the Bahamas.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Cuban Lesser Funnel-eared Bat - Chilonatalus micropus profile Photos Near Threatened North America South America
The Cuban funnel-eared bat is found in Cuba.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Gervais's Funnel-eared Bat - Nyctiellus lepidus profile Photos Least Concern North America
Gervais's funnel-eared bat is found in in Cuba and the Bahamas.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Mexican Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus stramineus profile Photos Least Concern North America
The Mexican funnel-eared bat is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, and Saint Kitts and Nevis.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Mexican Funnel-eared Bat - Natalus stramineus profile Photos Least Concern North America
The Mexican funnel-eared bat roosts in deep, moist caves.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes