Northern yellow bat

Northern yellow bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Vespertilionidae
Subfamily : Vespertilioninae
Species : Lasiurus intermedius


Keywords: yellow

The Northern yellow 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 northern yellow bat
A young / baby of a northern yellow bat is called a 'pup'. A northern yellow bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Northern yellow bat habitats
Subantarctic forest

Facts about the northern yellow bat

The Northern Yellow Bat is a yellowish brown, and it has fur only on the basal (anterior) one-third to one-half of the dorsal surface of its tail membrane, rather than all the way to the edge as the Hoary Bat and Red Bat do.

The Northern Yellow Bat is generally solitary during the warm months, with the exception of nursery colonies of females.

Identification: Lasiurus intermedius is one of the largest bats in the eastern United States. (Full text)

Life History: The northern yellow bat is a non-migratory species that lives along the southeastern Atlantic (Full text)

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