Western broad-nosed bat
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Vespertilionidae
Subfamily : Vespertilioninae
Species : Nycticeius balstoni
The Western broad-nosed 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 western broadnosed batA young / baby of a western broadnosed bat is called a 'pup'. A western broadnosed bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Facts about the western broad-nosed bat
The Western Broad-nosed Bat is found in western NSW.
Species : balstoni Description The Western Broad-nosed bat is light grey-brown above, paler below, although the colour can be highly variable.
Western Broad-nosed bats are, as in all insectivorous bat species, highly susceptible to insecticides both directly and indirectly (on their food source).More animals beginning with W