Eastern long-fingered bat

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Eastern long-fingered bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Myotis
Species: M. macrodactylus
Binomial name
Myotis macrodactylus
(Temminck, 1840)

The eastern long-fingered bat, or big-footed myotis (Myotis macrodactylus) is a species of vesper bat. An adult Big-Footed Myotis has a body length of 4.1-4.8 cm, a tail of 3.1-4.9 cm, and a wing length of 3.7-4.2 cm. It nests in groups, and favors caves, tunnels and abandoned mines. It can be found in Korea, Japan from the Amami Islands in the south to Hokkaido in the north, as well as in eastern Siberia and Sakhalin in Russia.

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K. 2008. Myotis macrodactylus. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. Downloaded on 25 August 2012.
Sources
  • Won, Byeong-o (원병오) (2004). 한국의 포유동물 (Hangugui poyudongmul, Mammals of Korea). Seoul: Dongbang Media. ISBN 89-8457-310-8.