Large-footed bat

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Large-footed bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Vespertilionidae
Subfamily : Vespertilioninae
Species : Myotis adversus


The Large-footed bat, large-footed mouse-eared 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 largefooted bat
A young / baby of a largefooted bat is called a 'pup'. A largefooted bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the large-footed bat

Myotis adversus complex The most recently published taxonomic revision of Myotis adversus is by Kitchener et al.

The present report of Cryptosporidium in a large-footed bat is the only other report of a cryptosporidial infection in bats. (Full text)

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