Eastern water bat

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Eastern water bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Myotis
Species: M. petax
Binomial name
Myotis petax
Hollister, 1912
Distribution of Myotis petax.png

The eastern water bat or Sakhalin bat (Myotis petax) is a species of mouse-eared bat. It was for a long time considered to be a subspecies of Myotis daubentonii.[1] It has not been assessed for the IUCN Red List.[2]


The Eastern water bat is a forest bat found in Russia (south and eastern Siberia, Transbaikalia, Primorye and Sakhalin), northern China, Mongolia, Korea, and Japan (Hokkaido).[3]


  1. ^ Matveev, V.A., Kruskop, S.V. and Kramerov, D.A. 2005. Revalidation of Myotis petax Hollister, 1912 and its new status in connection with M. daubentonii (Kuhl, 1817) (Vespertilionidae, Chiroptera). Acta Chiropterologica 7(1):23–37. [1]
  2. ^ IUCN Red List, accessed 19 August 2012 Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Bats of Russia page on Myotis petax, accessed 19 August 2012

External links[edit]

Data related to Myotis petax at Wikispecies