Parti-coloured Bat

parti couloured batThe Parti-coloured Bat (Vespertilio murinus) lives in parts of Western and Central Europe and parts of Asia and is Vesper bat. They can grow up to 6.4 centimeters and their wing span can range up to 33 centimeters. Parti-coloured bats can become twelve years of age. Their diet includes mosquitos, flies and moths. After twilight these bats use their ultrasonic sounds to catch their prey 10 to 20 meters above the ground.

Picture of the parti-coloured bat by Mnolf, licensed under GFDL

The Particoloured bat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the particolored bat
A young / baby of a particolored bat is called a 'pup'. A particolored bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Some facts about the
Particolored bat

Adult weight : 0.019 kg (0.0418 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 12 years

Female maturity :730 days

Male maturity : 730 days

Gestation : 50 days

Interval between litters : 365 days

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

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