Western Small Footed Bat

(Myotis Cilioabrum)

A Bit About Them

The Western small footed bat is a member of the large and wildly known distributed genus Myotis. They're within the bat family Vespertilionidae. These animals occur widely in western North America.

Habitat/Distribution

It is common throughout western US and arid regions of Alberta, Saskatchewan,and BC.

Specimens have been collected in Dinosaur Provincial Park.

Its is the last species to enter hibernacula but the first to leave.

Nursery colonies have been found in caves and rock crevices and clay banks.

Issue

Lives in a clumped, disjointed population about which little is known

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