California leaf-nosed bat

California leaf-nosed bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Phyllostominae
Species : Macrotus californicus

 

The California leaf-nosed bat is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the California leafnosed bat
A young / baby of a California leafnosed bat is called a 'pup'. A California leafnosed bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Countries
Mexico and United States
California leaf-nosed bat habitats
Desert and Hot Desert
Some facts about the
California leaf-nosed bat

Adult weight : 0.012 kg (0.0264 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 17 years

Female maturity :120 days

Gestation : 270 days

Litter size : 1

Body mass : 0.012 kg (0.0264 lbs)

Temperature : 34.85 °C (94.73 °F)

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Facts about the California leaf-nosed bat

" (Brown, 1998) *20* "California leaf-nosed bats are primarily cave and mine dwellers in Arizona and mostly in the Sonoran desertscrub.

1999: California leaf-nosed bats are found in southwestern United States, western and souther Mexico, and northern Central Mexico (Harvey et al.

Above: California leaf-nosed bats are dependent on mines year-round.

Although there are 27 other species of bats in Arizona, Macrotus californicus is found only in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts.

California leaf-nosed bat (Macrotus californicus) portrait (#3 of 10) The California leaf-nosed bat (Macrotus californicus) is a "gleaning" insectivore that captures prey such as crickets, grasshoppers, beetles and sphinx moths straight from the ground or foliage rather than in flight.

DISTRIBUTION: Macrotus californicus is the most northerly representative of the Phyllostomidae (a predominantly Neotropical family).

Duke DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND SEASONALITY The California leaf-nosed bat is found from Riverside, Imperial, San Diego, and San Bernardino cos south to the Mexican border.

Habitat: In California, Leaf_nosed Bats are found in lowland desert associations.

Most bats in this group are fruit and nectar feeders, but California leaf-nosed bats are insectivorous.

The California leaf-nosed bat (Macrotus californicus) is the only bat in the United States to have large ears and a nose leaf.

The California leaf-nosed bat is a brown bat with a wingspan of 13.

The California leaf-nosed bat is currently listed as a candidate species on the list of Threatened Native Wildlife in Arizona.

The California leaf-nosed bat is the only bat in the United States to have large ears and a nose leaf.

The California leaf-nosed bat is the only insectivorous bat in North America to supplement it's diet with cactus fruit. (Full text)

The California Leaf-nosed Bat is the only bat in North America north of Mexico with large ears and leaf-like projections on the nose. (Full text)

California leaf-nosed bat (Macrotus californicus) is another medium-sized, insectivorous bat with a range from the southwestern U. (Full text)

California Leaf-nosed Bat ClassOrderFamilySpecies Mammalia Chiroptera Phyllostomidae Macrotus californicus California Leaf-nosed Bat Distribution, Abundance, and Seasonality The California leaf-nosed bat is found from Riverside, Imperial, San Diego, and San Bernardino cos south to the Mexican border. (Full text)

bb California Leaf-nosed Bats by Madison The California Leaf-nosed Bat is a very awesome bat. (Full text)

California Leaf-nosed Bats are COOL! (Full text)

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