Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Phyllostominae
Species : Macrophyllum macrophyllum
The Long-legged 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 longlegged batA young / baby of a longlegged bat is called a 'pup'. A longlegged bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
CountriesArgentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela
Facts about the long-legged bat
1999: Long-legged bats are found from southern Alaske and western Canada southward into northern Mexico (Harvey et al.
The long-legged bat is just one of 12 species of tree-roosting bats on the Kaibab Plateau that may be using Bat Bark.
Over much of their range, long-legged bats are forest inhabitants, and they prefer high, open woods and mountainous terrain. (Full text)More animals beginning with L