Australian myotis

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Australian myotis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Myotis
Species: M. australis
Binomial name
Myotis australis
(Dobson, 1878)
Distribution of Myotis australis.png

The Australian myotis (Myotis australis) is a species of vesper bat. It is found only in Australia. The validity of this species is doubtful[citation needed]; it is known from a single specimen, supposedly from New South Wales, that may be mislabelled or a vagrant Myotis muricola or Myotis ater.


  1. ^ Reardon, T. & Lumsden, L. (2008). "Myotis australis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T14146A4409331. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T14146A4409331.en. Retrieved 9 November 2017.