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Order : Chiroptera
Family : Vespertilionidae
Subfamily : Vespertilioninae
Species : Myotis californicus
The California myotis 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
Facts about the California myotis
Comments on Distribution NEW MEXICO 1903: 1965: California myotis is found in the San Andres National Wildlife Refuge
Duke DISTRIBUTION, ABUNDANCE, AND SEASONALITY The California myotis is a common species found throughout California.
For example, with this method a Myotis californicus is described as a 50-kHz bat, and a M.
IDENTIFYING CHARACTERISTICS AND LIFE HISTORY: Myotis californicus is a small bat with dark brown to black ears and wing membranes, a distinctly keeled calcar, and pelage that varies from dark brown to pale reddish-yellow to blond.
NEW MEXICO 1965: California myotis is found in the San Andres National Wildlife Refuge (USFWS, 1965) *25*.
Population Attributes Myotis californicus is also a common associate of M.
Range MYOTIS CALIFORNICUS is apparently restricted to western Montana.
The only other Colorado myotis as small as the California myotis is the western small-footed myotis, which may be darker brownish in color, has dorsal hairs with brassy, burnished tips, a smaller hind foot and a skull with a flat profile, the forehead rising gradually from the rostrum.
Variation in the color of the dorsum in the California Myotis is great.
The California myotis, Myotis californicus, is a small bat that occurs in western North America, from Mexico to Canada. (Full text)
The diet of the California myotis is composed entirely of insects. (Full text)
Description: The California myotis is a small, generally yellowish brown bat, although individuals may range from pale tan to nearly black. (Full text)
California Myotis ClassOrderFamilySpecies Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis californicus California Myotis Distribution, Abundance, and Seasonality The California myotis is a common species found throughout California. (Full text)
Myotis californicus is a small bat with dark brown to black ears and wing membranes, a distinctly (Full text)
The California myotis is one of several similar-looking small brown bats that are common in many parts of North America. (Full text)More animals beginning with C