Eastern small-footed myotis

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Author: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region

Eastern small-footed myotis

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


The Eastern small-footed 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

Some facts about the
Eastern small-footed myotis

Adult weight : 0.006 kg (0.0132 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 12 years

Litter size : 1

Interval between litters : 365 days

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Facts about the eastern small-footed myotis

Discussion The hindfoot of the Eastern Small-footed Myotis is slightly smaller than that of most other members of the genus.

The eastern small-footed myotis is the smallest bat in eastern North America.

The Small footed bat (Myotis leibii) is a state threatened species in Pennsylvania that no summer studies have focused on. (Full text)

In Pennsylvania, the Small-footed bat (Myotis leibii) is listed as threatened and the Indiana bat (Myotis sodalis) is listed as federally endangered by the U. (Full text)

Stewardship Overview: The eastern small-footed myotis is most vulnerable during hibernation. (Full text)

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