Seminole bat

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Seminole bat

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


The Seminole 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 seminole bat
A young / baby of a seminole bat is called a 'pup'. A seminole bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Mexico and United States

Facts about the seminole bat

Similarly, since this species has been taken in east Texas from February through November, it is suggested that seminole bats are year long residents of this area (Schmidly et al.

The Seminole bat is similar to the red bat in terms of the skull and dentition.

Color: The fur of the Seminole Bat is a rich mahogany brown with hairs tipped with white.

Physical Characteristics: Lasiurus seminolus is a medium-sized bat, with general characters similar to that of Lasiurus borealis (red bat).

Seminole Bat is deep mahogany brown.

Seminole bats are the most common bats seen flying in the evening throughout the United States.

Seminole bats are usually solitary but may form small nursey colonies in Spanish moss.

The Seminole bat is a very common bat throughout its range and can even be seen foraging on mid-winter days.

The Seminole Bat is indistinguishable in body size and shape from the Red Bat, but its fur is usually bright reddish orange to chestnut or rich mahogany brown, rather than the brick or rusty red of a Red Bat.

Seminole bats are found in lowland, semi-forested and forested areas. (Full text)

The Seminole bat is one of the many bat species native to the United States. (Full text)

Seminole bats are thought to be resident within their range in the Deep South. (Full text)

The Seminole bat is a medium sized bat growing up to (Full text)

Distribution: The distribution of the Seminole bat is closely associated with lowland wooded areas that support (Full text)

Identification: Lasiurus seminolus is a medium-sized bat with deep mahogany fur which is frosted at the tips, giving the bat a distinct reddish-maroon hue, unlike the reddish orange of eastern red bats. (Full text)

Threats: Seminole bats are found by professional moss gatherers inside clumps of Spanish moss. (Full text)

html Lasiurus seminolus - Seminole Bat Seminole bats are one of the most interesting species of bats in the area. (Full text)

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