Southern forest bat
|Southern forest bat|
Eptesicus regulus (Thomas, 1906)
The southern forest bat (Vespadelus regulus) is a species of vesper bat in the Vespertilionidae family. It is found only in Australia. It is endemic to the southern parts of Australia and is found roosting in tree hollows and sometimes in buildings. It is found in wet to dry sclerophyll forests and low shrub woodlands. It has a reddish brown uppermost colouration whilst its underbody is a grey colour. It has a very short snout, large ears, a flat skull and a triangle shaped head.
- Chiroptera Specialist Group 1996. Vespadelus regulus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 19 July 2007.
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