Humboldt big-eared brown bat

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Humboldt big-eared brown bat
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Histiotus
H. humboldti
Binomial name
Histiotus humboldti
Handley, 1996
Distribution of Histiotus humboldti.PNG

Humboldt big-eared brown bat (Histiotus humboldti) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela.

Histiotus humboldti is distributed in the subtropical forests of the eastern foothills of the mountains outside the Ecuadorian Andes, between 800 and 1000-1800 and 2000 meters in the eastern subtropical zoogeographical floor (Albuja et. al. 1980), unlike Histiotus montanus (Philippi and Landbeck, 1861), which is recorded at higher altitudes 1800 and 2000-2800 and 3000–4000 meters and live in other ecosystems of the Andes, on two floors zoogegraficos the Temple and the High Andes (Albuja et al. 1980)


  1. ^ Velazco, P.; Aguirre, L. (2016). "Histiotus humboldti". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T29606A22046003. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-2.RLTS.T29606A22046003.en.