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Myotis blythii

Myotis blythii (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Mammalia
Subclassis: Theria
Infraclassis: Eutheria
Ordo: Chiroptera
Subordo: Microchiroptera
Superfamilia: Vespertilionoidea
Familia: Vespertilionidae
Subfamilia: Myotinae
Genus: Myotis
Species: Myotis blythii
Subspecies: M. b. ancilla - M. b. blythii - M. b. lesviacus - M. b. omari

Name

Myotis blythii Tomes, 1857

Type locality: India, Rajasthan, Nasirabad.

References

* Tomes, 1857. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1857: 53.
* Conservation status: IUCN link: Myotis blythii (Least Concern)
* Myotis blythii on Mammal Species of the World.
* Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 2 Volume Set edited by Don E. Wilson, DeeAnn M. Reeder


Distribution

* Turkey and Israel to Iraq and Iran
* North-West India and the Himalayas
* North-West Altai Mountains
* Inner Mongolia & Shensi (China)


Vernacular names
Deutsch: Kleines Mausohr
English: Lesser Mouse-eared Bat
Español: Murciélago ratonero mediano

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The Lesser Mouse-Eared Bat (Myotis blythii) is a species of vesper bat in the Vespertilionidae family.

Habitat

The Lesser Mouse-eared Bat can be found in the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Austria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Bulgaria, China, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Mongolia, Pakistan, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, and Turkmenistan.

Characteristics

These large-sized bats are around 62 to 70 mm long. They weigh around 16 to 26 grams.[1]

Notes

1. ^ Lesser Mouse-Eared Bat


References

* Chiroptera Specialist Group 1996.
* Myotis blythii.
* 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 09 July 2007.

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