Lesser long-eared bat
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Vespertilionidae
Subfamily : Vespertilioninae
Species : Nyctophilus geoffroyi
The Lesser long-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 lesser longeared batA young / baby of a lesser longeared bat is called a 'pup'. A lesser longeared bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Facts about the lesser long-eared bat
This Lesser Long-eared Bat is resting on a tree trunk. (Full text)
The lesser long-eared bat is quite urbanised and is often found in the roofs or walls of houses and sheds. (Full text)
For example, the Lesser Long-eared Bat is not considered of conservation concern.
Comments:The lesser long eared bat is a small nocturnal mammal.
The Lesser Long-eared Bat is believed to have only echolocation system and hunts and hunts very near to and sometimes directly on the ground.
Lesser Long-eared Bats are small bats that roost in caves, roofs, hollow walls, tree hollows and under bark all over Australia, except north-eastern Queensland. (Full text)
As in all insectivorous bat species, Lesser Long-eared Bats are highly susceptible to insecticides both directly and indirectly (on their food source).More animals beginning with L