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Vespertilionidae - Evening Bats, Vesper Bats

 

Classification

 Kingdom: Animalia
 Phylum: Chordata
 Class: Mammalia
 Order: Chiroptera
 Family: Vespertilionidae

Hoary BatWith over 400 species, this is the largest family of bats. Most of the bats found in the United States are in this family. The bats inthis family are found around the world, except in the polar regions, and live in a wide-variety of habitats including both tropical and temperate forests and deserts.

The species in this family have small eyes, no noseleaf, and tails. Most of the species in this order eat insects and roost in caves, buildings, trees, or crevices.

 

 

 



World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in Wild extinctExtinct Not Enough DataNot Enough Data
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist.

U.S. Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Endangered in US Endangered in US Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife. Click on U.S. status icon to go to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife species profile.
  New Hampshire Status Key
Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Breeds in NH Breeds in NH (birds)
Status taken from NH Fish and Game

Location Key
Africa Africa Asia Asia Australia Australia/Oceania Europe Europe North America North America South America South America New Hampshire Species NH More Info Click for More Info picture Click for Image

New Hampshire Species

 

 North/Central American Species

Big Brown Bat - Eptesicus fuscus  Least Concern North America South America New Hampshire Species image More Info
Eastern Red Bat - Lasiurus borealis Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species image More Info
Hoary Bat - Lasiurus cinereus Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species image More Info
Silver-haired Bat - Lasionycteris noctivagans  Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species More Info
Eastern Small-footed Bat - Myotis leibii  Least Concern Endangered in NH North America New Hampshire Species image More Info
Little Brown Bat - Myotis lucifugus Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species image More Info
Northern Long-eared Bat - Myotis septentrionalis Least Concern Threatened in US North America New Hampshire Species image More Info
Eastern Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus subflavus Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species image More Info

 

Guatemalan Myotis - Myotis cobanensis Not Enough Data North America
Dominican Myotis - Myotis dominicensis Vulnerable North America
Elegant Myotis - Myotis elegans Least Concern North America
Long-eared Myotis - Myotis evotis Least Concern North America image More Info
Findley's Myotis - Myotis findleyi Endangered North America More Info
Cinnamon Myotis - Myotis fortidens Least Concern North America
Gray Myotis - Myotis grisescens Near Threatened Endangered North America image More Info
Hairy-legged Myotis - Myotis keaysi Least Concern North America South America image
Keen's Myotis - Myotis keenii Least Concern North America More Info
Schwartz's Myotis - Myotis martiniquensis Near Threatened North America More Info
Dark-nosed Small-footed Myotis - Myotis melanorhinus Least Concern North America
Curacao Myotis - Myotis nesopolus Least Concern North America
Black Myotis - Myotis nigricans Least Concern North America South America More Info
Myotis nyctor Vulnerable North America
Arizona Myotis - Myotis occultus Least Concern North America More Info
Montane Myotis - Myotis oxyotus Least Concern North America South America
Peninsular Myotis - Myotis peninsularis Endangered North America
Flat-headed Myotis - Myotis planiceps Endangered North America More Info
Riparian Myotis - Myotis riparius Least Concern North America South America
Indiana Bat - Myotis sodalis  Near Threatened Endangered in US North America image More Info
Fringed Myotis - Myotis thysanodes Least Concern North America image More Info
Cave Myotis - Myotis velifer Least Concern North America image More Info
Fish-eating Bat - Myotis vivesi Vulnerable North America More Info
Long-legged Myotis - Myotis volans Least Concern North America image More Info
Yuma Myotis - Myotis yumanensis Least Concern North America image More Info
Cuban Evening Bat - Nycticeius cubanus Near Threatened North America
Evening Bat - Nycticeius humeralis Least Concern North America More Info
Western Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus hesperus Least Concern North America image More Info
Yucatan Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa aeneus Least Concern North America image More Info
Allen's Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa alleni Least Concern North America More Info
Bickham's Little Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa bickhami Least Concern North America
Genoways's Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa genowaysi Endangered North America
Slender Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa gracilis Least Concern North America More Info
Thomas' Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa io Least Concern North America South America image
Rhogeessa menchuae Not Enough Data North America
Least Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa mira Vulnerable North America
Little Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa parvula Least Concern North America
Black-winged Little Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa tumida Least Concern North America

 North/Central American Species

 

Pallid Bat - Antrozous pallidus Least Concern North America image More Info
Van Gelder's Bat - Bauerus dubiaquercus Near Threatened North America More Info
Mexican Big-eared Bat - Corynorhinus mexicanus Near Threatened North America More Info
Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat - Corynorhinus rafinesquii Least Concern North America image More Info
Townsend's Big-eared Bat - Corynorhinus townsendii Least Concern North America image More Info
Brazilian Brown Bat - Eptesicus brasiliensis Least Concern North America South America More Info
Chiriquinan Serotine - Eptesicus chiriquinus Least Concern North America South America
Argentine Brown Bat - Eptesicus furinalis Least Concern North America South America image
Guadeloupe Big Brown Bat - Eptesicus guadeloupensis Endangered North America
Spotted Bat - Euderma maculatum Least Concern North America image More Info
Allen's Big-eared Bat - Idionycteris phyllotis Least Concern North America image More Info
Southern Red Bat - Lasiurus blossevillii Least Concern North America South America More Info
Tacarcunan Bat - Lasiurus castaneus Not Enough Data North America South America
Jamaican Red Bat - Lasiurus degelidus Vulnerable North America
Southern Yellow Bat - Lasiurus ega Least Concern North America South America More Info
Big Red Bat - Lasiurus egregius - Not Enough Data North America South America
Cuban Yellow Bat - Lasiurus insularis Vulnerable North America
Northern Yellow Bat - Lasiurus intermedius Least Concern North America More Info
Minor Red Bat - Lasiurus minor Vulnerable North America
Pfeiffer's Red Bat - Lasiurus pfeifferi Near Threatened North America
Seminole Bat - Lasiurus seminolus Least Concern North America image More Info
Western Yellow Bat - Lasiurus xanthinus Least Concern North America More Info
Silver-tipped Myotis - Myotis albescens Least Concern North America South America
Southwestern Myotis - Myotis auriculus Least Concern North America More Info
Southeastern Myotis - Myotis austroriparius Least Concern North America image More Info
California Myotis - Myotis californicus Least Concern North America image More Info
Western Small-footed Myotis - Myotis ciliolabrum Least Concern North America image More Info

 

Species Around the World

Collared Sprite Arielulus aureocollaris Least Concern Asia
Bronze Sprite - Arielulus circumdatus Least Concern Asia
Coppery Sprite - Arielulus cuprosus Vulnerable Asia
Social Sprite - Arielulus societatis Vulnerable Asia
Necklace Sprite - Arielulus torquatus Least Concern Asia
Western Barbastelle - Barbastella barbastellus Near Threatened Africa Europe image More Info
Eastern Barbastelle - Barbastella leucomelas Least Concern Africa Asia
Large-eared Pied Bat - Chalinolobus dwyeri Near Threatened Australia image More Info
Gould's Wattled Bat - Chalinolobus gouldii Least Concern Australia
Chocolate Wattled Bat - Chalinolobus morio Least Concern Australia image
More Info
New Caledonia Wattled Bat - Chalinolobus neocaledonicus Endangered Australia
Hoary Wattled Bat - Chalinolobus nigrogriseus Least Concern Australia More Info
Little Pied Bat - Chalinolobus picatus Near Threatened Australia More Info
New Zealand Long-tailed Bat - Chalinolobus tuberculatus Vulnerable Australia More Info
Bobrinski's Serotine - Eptesicus bobrinskoi Least Concern Asia
Botta's Serotine - Eptesicus bottae Least Concern Africa Asia Europe More Info
Surat Serotine - Eptesicus dimissus Not Enough Data Asia
Horn-skinned Bat - Eptesicus floweri Least Concern Africa
Gobi Big Brown Bat - Eptesicus gobiensis Least Concern Asia
Long-tailed Greater Serotine Bat - Eptesicus hottentotus Least Concern Africa
Meridional serotine - Eptesicus isabellinus Least Concern Africa Europe
Japanese Short-tailed Bat - Eptesicus japonensis Endangered Asia
Kobayashi's Serotine - Eptesicus kobayashii Not Enough Data Asia
Sind Serotine Bat - Eptesicus nasutus Least Concern Asia
Northern Bat - Eptesicus nilssonii Least Concern Asia Europe image
Thick-eared Bat - Eptesicus pachyotis Least Concern Asia
Lagos Serotine - Eptesicus platyops Not Enough Data Africa
Serotine Bat - Eptesicus serotinus Least Concern Asia Europe image More Info
Sombre Bat - Eptesicus tatei Not Enough Data Asia
Disk-footed Bat - Eudiscopus denticulus Least Concern Asia
Chocolate Pipistrelle - Falsistrellus affinis Least Concern Asia
Western False Pipistrelle - Falsistrellus mackenziei Near Threatened Australia
Pungent Pipistrelle - Falsistrellus mordax Not Enough Data Asia
Peters's Pipistrelle - Falsistrellus petersi Not Enough Data Asia
Eastern False Pipistrelle - Falsistrellus tasmaniensis Least Concern Australia
Allen's Striped Bat - Glauconycteris alboguttata Least Concern Africa
Silvered Bat - Glauconycteris argentata Least Concern Africa
Beatrix's Bat - Glauconycteris beatrix Least Concern Africa More Info
Curry's Bat - Glauconycteris curryae Not Enough Data Africa
Bibundi Bat - Glauconycteris egeria Not Enough Data Africa
Glen's Wattled Bat - Glauconycteris gleni Not Enough Data Africa
Allen's Spotted Bat - Glauconycteris humeralis Not Enough Data Africa
Kenyan Wattled Bat - Glauconycteris kenyacola Not Enough Data Africa
Machado's Butterfly Bat - Glauconycteris machadoi Not Enough Data Africa
Abo Bat - Glauconycteris poensis Least Concern Africa image
Pied Bat - Niumbaha  superba Least Concern Africa image
Variegated Butterfly Bat - Glauconycteris variegata Least Concern Africa
Javan Thick-thumbed Bat - Glischropus javanus Not Enough Data Asia
Common Thick-thumbed Bat - Glischropus tylopus Least Concern Asia
Lesser Hairy-winged Bat - Harpiocephalus harpia Least Concern Asia
Peter's Tube-nosed Bat - Harpiola grisea Not Enough Data Asia
Taiwan Tube-nosed Bat - Harpiola isodon Not Enough Data Asia
Blanford's Bat - Hesperoptenus blanfordi Least Concern Asia
False Serotine Bat - Hesperoptenus doriae Not Enough Data Asia More Info
Gaskell's False Serotine - Hesperoptenus gaskelli Not Enough Data Asia
Tickell's Bat - Hesperoptenus tickelli Least Concern Asia
Large False Serotine - Hesperoptenus tomesi Vulnerable Asia
More Info
Anthony's Pipistrelle - Hypsugo anthonyi Not Enough Data Asia
Dark Madagascar pipistrelle - Hypsugo bemainty Least Concern Africa
Joffre's Pipistrelle - Hypsugo joffrei Not Enough Data Asia
Red-brown Pipistrelle - Hypsugo kitcheneri Not Enough Data Asia
Burmese Pipistrelle - Hypsugo lophurus Not Enough Data Asia
Big-eared Pipistrelle - Hypsugo macrotis Not Enough Data Asia
Savi's Pipistrelle - Hypsugo savii Least Concern Africa Asia Europe image More Info
Vordermann's Pipistrelle - Hypsugo vordermanni Not Enough Data Asia
Great Evening Bat - Ia io Least Concern Asia
Tanzanian Woolly Bat - Kerivoula africana Endangered Africa
Louisiade Woolly Bat - Kerivoula agnella Not Enough Data Australia
Silvered Woolly Bat - Kerivoula argentata Least Concern Africa More Info
Copper Woolly Bat - Kerivoula cuprosa Not Enough Data Africa More Info
Ethiopian Woolly Bat - Kerivoula eriophora Not Enough Data Africa
Flores Woolly Bat - Kerivoula flora Vulnerable Asia
Hardwicke’s Woolly Bat - Kerivoula hardwickii Least Concern Asia
Small Woolly Bat - Kerivoula intermedia Near Threatened Asia image More Info
Kachin Woolly Bat - Kerivoula kachinensis Least Concern Asia
Krau Woolly Bat - Kerivoula krauensis Not Enough Data Asia
Lesser Woolly Bat - Kerivoula lanosa Least Concern Africa More Info
Lenis Woolly Bat - Kerivoula lenis Least Concern Asia
Least Woolly Bat - Kerivoula minuta Near Threatened Asia
Fly River Woolly Bat - Kerivoula muscina Least Concern Australia
Manus Island Woolly Bat - Kerivoula myrella Not Enough Data Australia
Papillose Woolly Bat - Kerivoula papillosa Least Concern Asia More Info
Clear-winged Woolly Bat - Kerivoula pellucida Near Threatened Asia image More Info
Spurrell's Woolly Bat - Kerivoula phalaena Least Concern Africa
Painted Woolly Bat - Kerivoula picta Least Concern Asia More Info
Smith's Woolly Bat - Kerivoula smithii Least Concern Africa
Titania's Woolly Bat - Kerivoula titania Least Concern Asia
Whitehead's Woolly Bat - Kerivoula whiteheadi Least Concern Asia
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Angolan Long-eared Bat - Laephotis angolensis Not Enough Data Africa
Botswanan Long-eared Bat - Laephotis botswanae Least Concern Africa
Namibian Long-eared Bat - Laephotis namibensis Least Concern Africa
De Winton's Long-eared Bat - Laephotis wintoni Least Concern Africa
Moloney's Flat-headed Bat - Mimetillus moloneyi Least Concern Africa
Bronze Tube-nosed Bat - Murina aenea Vulnerable Asia More Info
Tibetan Tube-nosed Bat - Murina aurata Least Concern Asia
Bala Tube-nosed Bat - Murina balaensis Critically Endangered Asia
Bicolored Tube-nosed Bat - Murina bicolor Least Concern Asia
Round-eared Tube-nosed Bat - Murina cyclotis Least Concern Asia More Info
Flute-nosed Bat - Murina florium Least Concern Asia Australia
Dusky Tube-nosed Bat - Murina fusca Not Enough Data Asia
Taiwanese Little Tube-nosed Bat - Murina gracilis Least Concern Asia
Harrison's Murine Bat - Murina harrisoni Least Concern Asia
Hilgendorf's Tube-nosed Bat - Murina hilgendorfi Least Concern Asia
White-bellied Tube-nosed Bat - Murina huttoni Least Concern Asia
Jaintia Tube-nosed Bat - Murina jaintiana Not Enough Data Asia
Rufous Tube-nosed Bat - Murina leucogaster Least Concern Asia
Rainforest Tube-nosed Bat - Murina pluvialis Not Enough Data Asia
Taiwanese Tube-nosed Bat - Murina puta Near Threatened Asia
Faint-colored Tube-nosed Bat - Murina recondita Least Concern Asia
Gilded Tube-nosed Bat - Murina rozendaali Vulnerable Asia More Info
Ryukyu Tube-nosed Bat - Murina ryukyuana Endangered Asia
Brown Tube-nosed Bat - Murina suilla Least Concern Asia More Info
Gloomy Tube-nosed Bat - Murina tenebrosa Critically Endangered Asia
Scully's Tube-nosed Bat - Murina tubinaris Least Concern Asia
Ussuri Tube-nosed Bat - Murina ussuriensis Least Concern Asia
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Large-footed Myotis - Myotis adversus Least Concern Asia Australia
Alcathoe Whiskered Bat - Myotis alcathoe Not Enough Data Europe image
Szechwan Myotis - Myotis altarium Least Concern Asia
Anjouan Myotis - Myotis anjouanensis Not Enough Data Africa
Annamit Myotis - Myotis annamiticus Not Enough Data Asia
Hairy-faced Bat - Myotis annectans Least Concern Asia
Peters's Myotis - Myotis ater Least Concern Asia
Steppe Whiskered Bar - Myotis aurascens Least Concern Asia Europe
Bechstein's Myotis - Myotis bechsteinii Near Threatened Asia Europe image More Info
Lesser Mouse-eared Myotis - Myotis blythii Least Concern Africa Asia Europe More Info
Bocage's Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis bocagii Least Concern Africa Asia image
Far Eastern Myotis - Myotis bombinus Near Threatened Asia
Bornean Whiskered Myotis - Myotis borneoensis Not Enough Data Asia
Brandt's Myotis - Myotis brandtii Least Concern Asia Europe image More Info
Bokhara Whiskered Bat - Myotis bucharensis Not Enough Data Asia
Long-fingered Bat - Myotis capaccinii Vulnerable Africa Asia Europe image More Info
Large Myotis - Myotis chinensis Least Concern Asia
Csorba’s Mouse-eared Myotis - Myotis csorbai Not Enough Data Asia
Pond Myotis - Myotis dasycneme Near Threatened Asia Europe image More Info
Daubenton's Myotis - Myotis daubentonii Least Concern Asia Europe image More Info
David's Myotis - Myotis davidii Least Concern Asia
Myotis dieteri Not Enough Data Africa
Geoffroy's Bat - Myotis emarginatus Least Concern Africa Asia Europe image More Info
Escalera’s bat - Myotis escalerai Least Concern Europe
Malayan Whiskered Myotis - Myotis federatus Not Enough Data Asia
Fringed Long-footed Myotis - Myotis fimbriatus Least Concern Asia
Hodgson's Bat - Myotis formosus Least Concern Asia image
Long-tailed Whiskered Bat - Myotis frater Not Enough Data Asia
Gomantong Myotis - Myotis gomantongensis Least Concern Asia
Malagasy Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis goudoti Least Concern Africa
Armenian Whiskered Bat - Myotis hajastanicus Endangered Asia
Lesser Large-footed Myotis - Myotis hasseltii Least Concern Asia
Herman's Myotis - Myotis hermani Not Enough Data Asia
Horsfield's Myotis - Myotis horsfieldii Least Concern Asia
Ikonnikov's Bat - Myotis ikonnikovi Least Concern Asia
Chinese Water Myotis - Myotis laniger Least Concern Asia
Kashmir Cave Bat - Myotis longipes Not Enough Data Asia
Big-footed Myotis - Myotis macrodactylus Least Concern Asia
Large-footed Myotis - Myotis macropus Least Concern Australia image More Info
Pallid Large-footed Myotis - Myotis macrotarsus Near Threatened Asia
Maluku Myotis - Myotis moluccarum Least Concern Asia
Burmese Whiskered Myotis - Myotis montivagus Least Concern Asia
Morris's Bat - Myotis morrisi Not Enough Data Africa
Nepalese Whiskered Myotis - Myotis muricola Least Concern Asia
Greater Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis myotis Least Concern Asia Europe image More Info
Whiskered Myotis - Myotis mystacinus Least Concern Africa Asia Europe image More Info

 

Natterer's Bat - Myotis nattereri Least Concern Africa Asia Europe image More Info
Nepal Myotis - Myotis nipalensis Least Concern Asia
Singaporese Whiskered Myotis - Myotis oreias Not Enough Data Asia
Peking Myotis - Myotis pequinius Least Concern Asia
Peyton’s Whiskered Myotis - Myotis peytoni Not Enough Data Asia
Rickett's Big-footed Myotis - Myotis pilosus Near Threatened Asia
Frosted Myotis - Myotis pruinosus Endangered Asia
Maghreb Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis punicus Not Enough Data Africa Europe
Ridley's Myotis - Myotis ridleyi Near Threatened Asia
Thick-thumbed Myotis - Myotis rosseti Least Concern Asia
Orange-fingered Myotis - Myotis rufopictus Not Enough Data Asia
Schaub's Myotis - Myotis schaubi Not Enough Data Asia Europe
Scott's Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis scotti Vulnerable Africa
Taiwan long-toed myotis - Myotis secundus Least Concern Asia
Mandelli's Mouse-eared Myotis - Myotis sicarius Vulnerable Asia More Info
Himalayan Whiskered Myotis - Myotis siligorensis Least Concern Asia
Reddish myotis - Myotis soror Not Enough Data Asia
Stalker's Myotis - Myotis stalkeri Not Enough Data Asia
Temminck's Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis tricolor Least Concern Africa
Welwitsch's Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis welwitschii Least Concern Africa
Yanbaru Whiskered Bat - Myotis yanbarensis Endangered Asia
Dark-brown Serotine - Neoromicia brunnea Near Threatened Africa
Cape Bat - Neoromicia capensis Least Concern Africa image
Yellow Pipistrelle Bat - Neoromicia flavescens Not Enough Data Africa
Guinean Pipistrelle Bat - Neoromicia guineensis Least Concern Africa
Samburu Pipistrelle Bat - Neoromicia helios Not Enough Data Africa
Isabelline White-winged Serotine - Neoromicia isabella Not Enough Data Africa
Isalo Serotine - Neoromicia malagasyensis Endangered Africa
Malagasy Serotine - Neoromicia matroka Least Concern Africa
Melck's Pipistrelle Bat - Neoromicia melckorum Not Enough Data Africa
Banana Pipistrelle Bat - Neoromicia nana Least Concern Africa
Rendall's Serotine - Neoromicia rendalli Least Concern Africa
Neoromicia robertsi Not Enough Data Africa
Rosevear's Serotine - Neoromicia roseveari Endangered Africa
Somali Serotine - Neoromicia somalica Least Concern Africa
Slenderwinged Pipistrelle Bat - Neoromicia tenuipinnis Least Concern Africa
Zulu Pipistrelle Bat - Neoromicia zuluensis Least Concern Africa
Japanese Large Noctule - Nyctalus aviator Near Threatened Asia
Azorean Bat - Nyctalus azoreum Vulnerable Europe image
Japanese Noctule - Nyctalus furvus Vulnerable Asia
Giant Noctule - Nyctalus lasiopterus Vulnerable Africa Asia Europe
Lesser Noctule - Nyctalus leisleri Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
Mountain Noctule - Nyctalus montanus Least Concern Asia
Noctule - Nyctalus noctula Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
Chinese Noctule - Nyctalus plancyi Least Concern Asia
Schlieffen's Bat - Nycticeinops schlieffeni Least Concern Africa Asia
Northern Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus arnhemensis Least Concern Australia
Eastern Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus bifax Least Concern Asia Australia
Lesser Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus geoffroyi Least Concern Australia
Gould's Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus gouldi Least Concern Asia Australia
Sundan Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus heran Not Enough Data Asia
Lord Howe Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus howensis Endangered Australia
Small-toothed Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus microdon Not Enough Data Australia
Papuan Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus microtis Least Concern Asia Australia
New Caledonia Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus nebulosus Critically Endangered Australia
Tasmanian Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus sherrini Not Enough Data Australia
Shirley's Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus shirleyae Not Enough Data Australia
Pygmy Long-eared Bat - Nyctophilus walkeri Least Concern Australia
Desert Long-eared Bat - Otonycteris hemprichii Least Concern Africa Asia image More Info
Turkestani Loong-eared Bat - Otonycteris leucophaea Not Enough Data Asia
Thomas's Big-eared Bat - Pharotis imogene Critically Endangered Australia
Short-winged Pipistrelle - Philetor brachypterus Least Concern Asia Australia
Groove-toothed Trumpet-eared Bat - Phoniscus atrox Near Threatened Asia More Info
Peters's Trumpet-eared Bat - Phoniscus jagorii Least Concern Asia
Golden-tipped Bat - Phoniscus papuensis Least Concern Asia Australia
Japanese Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus abramus Least Concern Asia
Forest Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus adamsi Least Concern Australia
Mount Gargues Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus aero Not Enough Data Africa
Alashanian Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus alaschanicus Least Concern Asia
Anchieta's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus anchietae Least Concern Africa
New Guinea Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus angulatus Least Concern Asia Australia
Arabian Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus arabicus Not Enough Data Asia
Desert Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus ariel Not Enough Data Africa Asia
Cadorna’s Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus cadornae Least Concern Asia
Kelaart's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus ceylonicus Least Concern Asia
Mountain Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus collinus Least Concern Asia Australia
Coromandel Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus coromandra Least Concern Asia
Broad-headed Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus crassulus Least Concern Africa
Eisentraut's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus eisentrauti Not Enough Data Africa
Endo's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus endoi Endangered Asia
Dobson's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus grandidieri Not Enough Data Africa
Hanaki's Dwarf Bat - Pipistrellus hanaki Not Enough Data Africa
African Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus hesperidus Least Concern Africa
Brown Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus imbricatus Least Concern Asia
Aellen's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus inexspectatus Not Enough Data Africa
Javan Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus javanicus Least Concern Asia
Kuhl's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus kuhlii Least Concern Africa Asia Europe image More Info
Madeira Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus maderensis Vulnerable Europe More Info
Minahassa Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus minahassae Not Enough Data Asia
Christmas Island Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus murrayi extinct Australia
Mouselike Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus musciculus Not Enough Data Africa
Tiny Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus nanulus Least Concern Africa
Nathusius' Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus nathusii Least Concern Asia Europe image More Info
Papuan Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus papuanus Least Concern Asia Australia
Mount Popa Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus paterculus Least Concern Asia
Dar-es-salaam Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus permixtus Not Enough Data Africa
Common Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus pipistrellus Least Concern Africa Asia Europe image More Info
Chinese Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus pulveratus Least Concern Asia
Soprano Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus pygmaeus Least Concern Asia Europe image
Racey's Pipistrelle Bat - Pipistrellus raceyi Not Enough Data Africa
Rüppel's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus rueppellii Least Concern Africa Asia More Info
Rusty Pipistrelle Bat - Pipistrellus rusticus Least Concern Africa
Narrow-winged Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus stenopterus Least Concern Asia
Least Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus tenuis Least Concern Asia Australia image
Watts's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus wattsi Least Concern Australia
Northern Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus westralis Least Concern Australia
Brown Big-eared Bat - Plecotus auritus Least Concern Asia Europe image More Info
Gray Big-eared Bat - Plecotus austriacus Least Concern Africa Asia Europe image More Info
Ethiopian Big-eared Bat - Plecotus balensis Not Enough Data Africa
Plecotus christii Not Enough Data Africa
Mediterranean Long-eared Bat - Plecotus kolombatovici Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
Mountain Long-eared Bat - Plecotus macrobullaris Least Concern Asia Europe image
Plecotus ognevi Least Concern Asia
Plecotus sacrimontis Least Concern Asia
Sardinian Long-eared Bat - Plecotus sardus Vulnerable Europe image More Info
Taiwan Long-eared Bat - Plecotus taivanus Near Threatened Asia
Canary Big-eared Bat - Plecotus teneriffae Vulnerable Europe More Info
Greater Broad-nosed Bat - Scoteanax rueppellii Least Concern Australia
Light-winged Lesser House Bat - Scotoecus albofuscus Not Enough Data Africa
Dark-winged Lesser House Bat - Scotoecus hirundo Least Concern Africa
Desert Yellow Lesser House Bat - Scotoecus pallidus Least Concern Asia
Harlequin Bat - Scotomanes ornatus Least Concern Asia
Andrew Rebori’s House Bat - Scotophilus andrewreborii Least Concern Africa
Lesser Yellow Bat - Scotophilus borbonicus Not Enough Data Africa
Sulawesi Yellow House Bat - Scotophilus celebensis Not Enough Data Asia
Sody's Yellow House Bat - Scotophilus collinus Least Concern Asia
African Yellow House Bat - Scotophilus dinganii Least Concern Africa
Ejeta’s House Bat - Scotophilus ejetai Least Concern Africa
Greater Asiatic Yellow House Bat - Scotophilus heathii Least Concern Asia
Lesser Asiatic Yellow House Bat - Scotophilus kuhlii Least Concern Asia
White-bellied Yellow Bat - Scotophilus leucogaster Least Concern Africa
Livingstone’s House Bat - Scotophilus livingstonii Least Concern Africa
Marovaza House Bat - Scotophilus marovaza Least Concern Africa
Giant House Bat - Scotophilus nigrita Least Concern Africa
Robbins's House Bat - Scotophilus nucella Not Enough Data Africa
Nut-colored Yellow Bat - Scotophilus nux Least Concern Africa
Robust Yellow Bat - Scotophilus robustus Least Concern Africa
Western Yellow Bat - Scotophilus tandrefana Not Enough Data Africa
Trujillo’s House Bat - Scotophilus trujilloi Least Concern Africa
Lesser Yellow House Bat - Scotophilus viridis Least Concern Africa
Inland Broad-nosed Bat - Scotorepens balstoni Least Concern Australia
Little Broad-nosed Bat - Scotorepens greyii Least Concern Australia
Eastern Broad-nosed Bat - Scotorepens orion Least Concern Australia
Northern Broad-nosed Bat - Scotorepens sanborni Least Concern Asia Australia
Dormer's Pipistrelle - Scotozous dormeri Least Concern Asia
Taiwan broad-muzzled myotis - Submyotodon latirostris Least Concern Asia
Lesser Bamboo Bat - Tylonycteris pachypus Least Concern Asia
Greater Flat-headed Bat - Tylonycteris robustula Least Concern Asia
Inland Forest Bat - Vespadelus baverstocki Least Concern Australia
Northern Cave Bat - Vespadelus caurinus Least Concern Australia
Large Forest Bat - Vespadelus darlingtoni Least Concern Australia
Yellow-lipped Cave Bat - Vespadelus douglasorum Least Concern Australia
Finlayson's Cave Bat - Vespadelus finlaysoni Least Concern Australia More Info
Eastern Forest Bat - Vespadelus pumilus Least Concern Australia
Southern Forest Bat - Vespadelus regulus Least Concern Australia
Eastern Cave Bat - Vespadelus troughtoni Least Concern Australia
Little Forest Bat - Vespadelus vulturnus Least Concern Australia
Particolored Bat - Vespertilio murinus Least Concern Asia Europe
Asian Particolored Bat - Vespertilio sinensis Least Concern Asia

Additional Information

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Big Brown Bat - Eptesicus fuscus profile Photos Video  Least Concern North America South America New Hampshire Species
The big brown bat is found from southern Canada south to northern South America. It is also found in the Caribbean.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Big Brown Bat - Eptesicus fuscus profile Photos Video  Least Concern North America South America New Hampshire Species
The big brown bat can be found in cities, towns, and rural areas.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Eastern Red Bat - Lasiurus borealis profile Photos Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species
The eastern red bat is found across the eastern United States. It is also found in Canada and Mexico.
The big brown bat is found from southern Canada south to northern South America. It is also found in the Caribbean.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Eastern Red Bat - Lasiurus borealis profile Photos Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species
The eastern red bat is found across the eastern United States. It is also found in Canada and Mexico.
Eastern red bats migrate to warmer regions during winter.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Hoary Bat - Lasiurus cinereus profile Photos Least Concern North America South America New Hampshire Species
The hoary bat is found across much of Canada and the United States south into Mexico, Central America and South America.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Hoary Bat - Lasiurus cinereus profile Photos Least Concern North America South America New Hampshire Species
Hoary bats are the most widespread of all bats in the United States.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Silver-haired Bat - Lasionycteris noctivagans profile Photos  Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species
The silver-haired bat is found across most United States south, including Alaska. It is also found in Canada and Mexico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Silver-haired Bat - Lasionycteris noctivagans profile Photos  Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species
Silver-haired bats are most commonly found in Borealis or coniferous and deciduous forest near bodies of water
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Silver-haired Bat - Lasionycteris noctivagans profile Photos  Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species
Silver-haired bats feed on small flying insects, especially moths.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Pallid Bat - Antrozous pallidus profile Photos Least Concern North America
The pallid bat is found in the western United States. It is also found in British Columbia, Canada, in Mexico, and in Cuba.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Eastern Small-footed Bat - Myotis leibii profile Photos Least Concern Endangered in NH North America New Hampshire Species
The eastern small-footed bat is found in Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia. It is also found in southern Ontario and Quebec, Canada.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Little Brown Bat - Myotis lucifugus profile Photos Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species
The little brown bat is found in most of the United States and Canada, except for the south central and southeastern United States and northern Alaska and Canada.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Northern Long-eared Bat - Myotis septentrionalis profile Photos Least Concern Threatened in US North America New Hampshire Species
The northern long-eared bat is found in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Colombia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. It is also found in Canada.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Northern Long-eared Bat - Myotis septentrionalis profile Photos Least Concern Threatened in US North America New Hampshire Species
The northern long-eared bat population is threatened by  white-nose syndrome.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Indiana Bat - Myotis sodalis profile Photos  Near Threatened Endangered in US North America
The Indiana bat is found in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Eastern Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus subflavus profile Photos Least Concern North America New Hampshire Species
The eastern pipistrelle is found across the eastern U.S. It is also found in Canada, Mexico, and Central America.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Van Gelder's Bat - Bauerus dubiaquercus Photos Near Threatened North America
Van Gelder's bat is found in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Mexican Big-eared Bat - Corynorhinus mexicanus profile Photos Near Threatened North America
The Mexican big-eared bat is found in Mexico.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat - Corynorhinus rafinesquii profile Photos Least Concern North America
Rafinesque's big-eared bat is found in Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Louisiana, and Florida.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Townsend's Big-eared Bat - Corynorhinus townsendii profile Photos Least Concern North America
Townsend's big-eared bat is found from southern British Columbia, Canada through the western United States to Mexico and in isolated populations east to Virginia.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Townsend's Big-eared Bat - Corynorhinus townsendii profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
Townsend's big-eared bat has large wing-like ears.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Brazilian Brown Bat - Eptesicus brasiliensis profile Least Concern North America South America
The Brazilian brown bat is found in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Spotted Bat - Euderma maculatum profile Photos Least Concern North America
The spotted bat is found from southwestern Canada and Montana to Mexico.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Allen's Big-eared Bat - Idionycteris phyllotis profile Photos Least Concern North America
Allen's big-eared bat is found in Arizona, New Mexico, western Texas and Mexico.
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Allen's Big-eared Bat - Idionycteris phyllotis profile Photos Least Concern North America
Allen's big-eared bat is also known at the lappet-browed bat.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Southern Red Bat - Lasiurus blossevillii profile Least Concern North America South America
The southern red bat also known as the western red bat. It is found from the western U.S. south to Argentina.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Southern Red Bat - Lasiurus blossevillii profile Photos Least Concern North America South America
The southern red bat is a solitary bat. It roosts in broad leaved trees.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Southern Yellow Bat - Lasiurus ega profile Photos Least Concern North America South America
The southern yellow bat is found in  southern Texas. It is also found in Mexico, Bolivia, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana and Suriname.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Northern Yellow Bat - Lasiurus intermedius profile Least Concern North America
The northern yellow bat is found in southeastern U.S. and along the Gulf Coast.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Northern Yellow Bat - Lasiurus intermedius profile Photos Least Concern North America
Northern yellow bats are non-migratory.
Source: National Park Service - Everglades National Park Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Seminole Bat - Lasiurus seminolus profile Least Concern North America
The Seminole bat is found in the southeastern U.S.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Seminole Bat - Lasiurus seminolus profile Photos Least Concern North America
The Seminole bat is also known as the mahogany bat.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Western Yellow Bat - Lasiurus xanthinus profile Least Concern North America
The western yellow bat is found in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Mexico.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Western Barbastelle - Barbastella barbastellus profile Photos Near Threatened Africa Europe
The western barbastelle is found across much of Europe. It is also found in northern Africa.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Western Barbastelle - Barbastella barbastellus profile Photos Near Threatened Africa Europe
The western barbastelle is usually found in forested upland areas.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Serotine Bat - Eptesicus serotinus profile Photos Video Least Concern Asia Europe
The serotine bat is found from France and Norway east through northern and central Europe and Asia, east to the Pacific seaboard and northern Japan.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Southwestern Myotis - Myotis auriculus profile Least Concern North America
The southwestern myotis is found in Arizona, New Mexico, Mexico, and Guatemala.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Southwestern Myotis - Myotis auriculus profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
The southwestern myotis catches insects on the wing.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Southeastern Myotis - Myotis austroriparius profile Least Concern North America
The southeastern myotis is found in the southeastern U.S. and along the Mississippi River drainage north to Illinois and Indiana.

Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

California Myotis - Myotis californicus profile Photos Least Concern North America
The California myotis is found in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, and Washington. It is also found in Canada, Mexico and Guatemala.

Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

California Myotis - Myotis californicus profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
The California myotis is also known as the California bat.

Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Western Small-footed Myotis - Myotis ciliolabrum profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
The western small-footed myotis is found in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. It is also found in Canada and Mexico.

Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Long-eared Myotis - Myotis evotis profile Photos Least Concern North America
The long-eared myotis is found in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. It is also found in Canada and Mexico.

Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Long-eared Myotis - Myotis evotis profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
Long-eared myotis prefer roosting in rock outcroppings and dead trees.

Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Findley's Myotis - Myotis findleyi profile Endangered North America
Findley's myotis is only found in the Tres Marías Islands off the western coast of Mexico.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Gray Myotis - Myotis grisescens profile Photos Near Threatened Endangered North America
The gray myotis is also known as the gray bat. It is found from Illinois to West Virginia and south to Arkansas, Northern Mississippi, Alabama, Northern Florida and Western North Carolina.

Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Gray Myotis - Myotis grisescens profile Photos Near Threatened Endangered North America
The gray myotis roosts in caves in the summer and winter.

Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Gray Myotis - Myotis grisescens profile Photos Near Threatened Endangered North America
The gray myotis is endangered because they live in large numbers in only a handful of cave
s. If the caves they live in are disturbed, flooded or commercialized, the bat population can decline.
Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Endangered Species Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Keen's Myotis - Myotis keenii profile Least Concern North America
Keen's myotis is found in British Columbia, Alaska and Washington.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Keen's Myotis - Myotis keenii profile Photos Least Concern North America
Keen's myotis hunts insects at night .
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Schwartz's Myotis - Myotis martiniquensis profile Photos Near Threatened North America
Schwartz's myotis is found on the islands of Martinique, Dominica, Guadeloupe and Barbados.

Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Black Myotis - Myotis nigricans profile Photos Least Concern North America South America
The black myotis is found in Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Trinidad and Tobago.

Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Arizona Myotis - Myotis occultus profile Least Concern North America
The Arizona myotis is found in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas and Mexico.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Arizona Myotis - Myotis occultus profile Least Concern North America
The Arizona myotis can range in color from blackish-brown to yellowish-gold.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Flat-headed Myotis - Myotis planiceps Photos Endangered North America
The flat-headed myotis is found in a very small region in northeastern Mexico. It was once thought to be extinct.

Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Flat-headed Myotis - Myotis planiceps Photos Endangered North America
The flat-headed myotis is found in mountain forests.

Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Fringed Myotis - Myotis thysanodes profile Photos Least Concern North America
The fringed myotis found in British Columbia in Canada and in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. It is also found in Mexico.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Fringed Myotis - Myotis thysanodes profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
70% of the fringed myotis' diet is made up of beetles.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Cave Myotis - Myotis velifer profile Least Concern North America
The cave myotis is found in Arizona, California, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. It is also found in Mexico, Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Cave Myotis - Myotis velifer profile Photos Least Concern North America
The cave myotis eats moths and beetles.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Fish-eating Bat - Myotis vivesi profile Photos Vulnerable North America
The fish-eating bat is found in Mexico.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Fish-eating Bat - Myotis vivesi profile Photos Vulnerable North America
The fish-eating bat eats fish.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Long-legged Myotis - Myotis volans profile Photos Least Concern North America
"The long-legged myotis is found in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. It is also found in Alberta and British Columbia in Canada and in Mexico.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Long-legged Myotis - Myotis volans profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
"The long-legged myotis is usually found in mountainous regions.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Yuma Myotis - Myotis yumanensis profile Least Concern North America
The Yuma myotis is found in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. It is also found in British Columbia, Canada and in Mexico.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Yuma Myotis - Myotis yumanensis profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
The Yuma myotis usually forages for food over water.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Evening Bat - Nycticeius humeralis profile Photos Least Concern North America
The evening bat is found from Nebraska east to Delaware and south to Mexico and Florida.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Evening Bat - Nycticeius humeralis profile Photos Least Concern North America
Farmers like evening bats because they eat cucumber beetles.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Western Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus hesperus profile Photos Audio Least Concern North America
The western pipistrelle is found in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington as well as in Mexico.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Yucatan Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa aeneus profile Least Concern North America
The Yucatan yellow bat is found in Mexico.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Allen's Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa alleni profile Least Concern North America
Allen's yellow bat is found in Mexico.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Slender Yellow Bat - Rhogeessa gracilis profile Least Concern North America
The slender yellow bat is found in Mexico.
Source: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Large-eared Pied Bat - Chalinolobus dwyeri Photos Near Threatened Australia
The large-eared pied bat is found in Australia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Chocolate Wattled Bat - Chalinolobus morio profile Photos Least Concern Australia
The chocolate wattled bat is found in Australia.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Hoary Wattled Bat - Chalinolobus nigrogriseus profile Photos Least Concern Australia
The hoary wattled bat is found in Australia and Papa New Guinea.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Little Pied Bat - Chalinolobus picatus profile Photos Near Threatened Australia
The little pied bat is found in Australia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Little Pied Bat - Chalinolobus picatus profile Photos Audio Near Threatened Australia
The little pied bat roosts in caves, rock outcrops, mine shafts, tunnels, tree hollows and buildings.
Source: New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

New Zealand Long-tailed Bat - Chalinolobus tuberculatus profile Photos Vulnerable Australia
The New Zealand long-tailed bat is found in New Zealand.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

New Zealand Long-tailed Bat - Chalinolobus tuberculatus profile Photos Vulnerable Australia
The New Zealand long-tailed bat feeds on small moths, midges, mosquitoes and beetles.
Source: New Zealand Department of Conservation Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Botta's Serotine - Eptesicus bottae profile Photos Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
Botta's serotine is found in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Georgia, Greece, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, and Yemen.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Beatrix's Bat - Glauconycteris beatrix profile Photos Least Concern Africa
Beatrix's bat is found in west and central Africa.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

False Serotine Bat - Hesperoptenus doriae profile Photos Not Enough Data Asia
The false serotine bat is found in Malaysia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Large False Serotine - Hesperoptenus tomesi profile Photos Vulnerable Asia
The large false serotine bat is found in Malaysia and Thailand.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Savi's Pipistrelle - Hypsugo savii profile Photos Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
Savi's pipistrelle is found from southern Europe and north Africa through the Middle East and the Caucasus to Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan and northern India.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Silvered Woolly Bat - Kerivoula argentata profile Photos Least Concern Africa
The silvered woolly bat is also known as the Damara woolly bat. It is found in Burundi, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia; and Zimbabwe.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Copper Woolly Bat - Kerivoula cuprosa Photos Not Enough Data Africa
The copper woolly bat is found in Cameroon, The Democratic Republic of the ; Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Kenya, and Liberia .
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Small Woolly Bat - Kerivoula intermedia profile Photos Near Threatened Asia
The small woolly bat is found in Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Lesser Woolly Bat - Kerivoula lanosa profile Least Concern Africa
The lesser woolly bat is found across much of sub-Saharan Africa.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Papillose Woolly Bat - Kerivoula papillosa profile Photos Least Concern Asia
The Papillose woolly bat is found in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam .
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Clear-winged Woolly Bat - Kerivoula pellucida profile Photos Near Threatened Asia
The clear-winged woolly bat is found in Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Thailand.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Painted Woolly Bat - Kerivoula picta profile Photos Least Concern Asia
The painted woolly bat is found in Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Bronze Tube-nosed Bat - Murina aenea Photos Vulnerable Asia
The bronze tube-nosed bat is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand .
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Round-eared Tube-nosed Bat - Murina cyclotis profile Photos Least Concern Asia
The round-eared tube-nosed bat is found in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Gilded Tube-nosed Bat - Murina rozendaali profile Photos Vulnerable Asia
The gilded tube-nosed bat is found in Malaysia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Brown Tube-nosed Bat - Murina suilla profile Photos Least Concern Asia
The brown tube-nosed bat is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand .
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Brown Tube-nosed Bat - Murina suilla profile Photos Least Concern Asia
Brown tube-nosed bats are usually found in hilly areas.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Bechstein's Myotis - Myotis bechsteinii profile Photos Near Threatened Asia Europe
Bechstein's myotis is found in central and southern Europe and southwest Asia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Brandt's Myotis - Myotis brandtii profile Photos Least Concern Asia Europe
Brandt's Myotis is found in Albania, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, South Korea, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Long-fingered Bat - Myotis capaccinii profile Photos Vulnerable Africa Asia Europe
The long-fingered bat is found in Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Greece, Vatican City, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain , Syria, and Turkey.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Pond Myotis - Myotis dasycneme Photos Near Threatened Asia Europe
The pond myotis is found in Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, and Ukraine.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Daubenton's Myotis - Myotis daubentonii profile Photos Video Least Concern Asia Europe
Daubenton's myotis is found from Norway west to Japan and south to Spain and China. It is not found in much of Central Asia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Daubenton's Myotis - Myotis daubentonii profile Photos Least Concern Asia Europe
Daubenton’s bats are usually found in habitats with large still water lakes, ponds, and streams for foraging and deciduous and mixed forests for roosting.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Geoffroy's Bat - Myotis emarginatus profile Photos Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
Geoffroy's bat is found in Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Large-footed Myotis - Myotis macropus profile Photos Least Concern Australia
The large-footed myotis is also known as the southern myotis. It is found in Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Greater Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis myotis profile Photos Least Concern Asia Europe
The greater mouse-eared bat is found in Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Vatican City, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, and the Ukraine.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Greater Mouse-eared Bat - Myotis myotis profile Least Concern Asia Europe
The greater mouse-eared bat roosts in caves and buildings such as churches and castles.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Whiskered Myotis - Myotis mystacinus profile Photos Video Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
The whiskered myotis is found in Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Whiskered Myotis - Myotis mystacinus profile Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
The whiskered myotis is found in open habitats, including parks, towns, and gardens.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Natterer's Bat - Myotis nattereri profile Photos Video Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
Natterer's bat is found across much of Europe. It is also found in northern Africa, parts of the Middle East and Central Asia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Mandelli's Mouse-eared Myotis - Myotis sicarius Video Vulnerable Asia
Mandelli's Mouse-eared Myotis is found in India and Nepal.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Lesser Mouse-eared Myotis - Myotis blythii profile Photos Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
The lesser mouse-eared myotis is found from southern Europe west to China.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Desert Long-eared Bat - Otonycteris hemprichii profile Photos Least Concern Africa Asia
The desert long-eared bat is also know as Hemprich's long-eared bat. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, India, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Libya, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, the United Arab Emirates, and Uzbekistan.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Groove-toothed Trumpet-eared Bat - Phoniscus atrox profile Photos Near Threatened Asia
The groove-toothed trumpet-eared bat is also know as the gilded groove-toothed bat. It is found in Indonesia and Thailand.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Rüppel's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus rueppellii profile Least Concern Africa Asia
Rüppel's pipistrelle is found in Algeria, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Madeira Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus maderensis profile Photos Vulnerable Europe
The Madeira pipistrelle is found in Madeira and the Canary Islands.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Nathusius' Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus nathusii profile Photos Video Least Concern Asia Europe
Nathusius' pipistrelle is found in Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Vatican City State, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom. Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Kuhl's Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus kuhlii profile Photos Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
Kuhl's pipistrelle is found across much of southern Europe, northern Africa and parts of western Asia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Common Pipistrelle - Pipistrellus pipistrellus profile Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
The common pipistrelle is found from the United Kingdom east to China and south to northern Africa.
Source: Animal Diversity Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Brown Big-eared Bat - Plecotus auritus profile Photos Video Least Concern Asia Europe
"The brown big-eared bat is found across most of Europe as well as in parts of western Asia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Gray Big-eared Bat - Plecotus austriacus profile Photos Least Concern Africa Asia Europe
The gray big-eared bat is found in Albania, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mauritania, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Sardinian Long-eared Bat - Plecotus sardus profile Photos Vulnerable Europe
The Sardinian long-eared bat is found on the Italian island of Sardinia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Canary Big-eared Bat - Plecotus teneriffae Photos Vulnerable Europe
The Canary big-eared bat is found in the Canary Islands. It is also known as the Tenerife long-eared bat.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Finlayson's Cave Bat - Vespadelus finlaysoni Photos Least Concern Australia
Finlayson's cave bat is found in Australia .
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes