Fringed myotis

Fringed myotis

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


The Fringed 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
Fringed myotis

Adult weight : 0.006 kg (0.0132 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 18 years

Gestation : 55 days

Weaning : 21 days

Litter size : 1

Interval between litters : 365 days

Weight at birth : 0.001 kg (0.0022 lbs)

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Facts about the fringed myotis

Fringed Myotis (Myotis thysanodes) is federally listed as a species of concern.

fringed myotis (Myotis thysanodes) is similar, but the long-eared myotis has glossier fur and no fringe

The fringed myotis is a member of the long-eared myotis group.

The Fringed Myotis is colo nial and forms nursery colonies of up to hundreds of individuals.

The fringed myotis is found in western North Americafrom British Columbia south to Mexico, including most of California.

The fringed myotis is brown in color, with a characteristic fringe of stiff hairs along the edge of the tail membrane. (Full text)

The fringed myotis, Myotis thysanodes, is a small bat that occurs in most of the western United States, as well as in much of Mexico and part of southwestern Canada. (Full text)

Description: The fringed myotis is yellowish brown to reddish brown, with the ventral color similar to the dorsum. (Full text)

Fringed Myotis ClassOrderFamilySpecies Mammalia Chiroptera Vespertilionidae Myotis thysanodes Fringed Myotis Distribution, Abundance, and Seasonality The fringed myotis is widespread in California, occurring in all but the Central Valley and Colorado and Mojave deserts. (Full text)

Identification: Myotis thysanodes is a rather large Myotis with long (Full text)

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