Evening bats, long-eared bats, myotis bats, pipistrelles, serotines, and relatives
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Vespertilionidae
Subfamily : Vespertilioninae
Facts about the subfamily Vespertilioninae, the evening bats, long-eared bats, myotis bats, pipistrelles, serotines, and relatives
Separation of Myotinae from Vespertilioninae is suggested by chromosome data (Volleth and Heller, 1994) and results of Simmons' (1998) and Simmons and Geisler's (1998) phylogenetic analyses, but DNA hybridization data have suggested that Myotis nests within a clade of vespertilionines (Kirsch et al.