Ussuri tube-nosed bat

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Ussuri tube-nosed bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Murina
Species: M. ussuriensis
Binomial name
Murina ussuriensis
Ognev, 1913
Synonyms

Murina silvatica Yoshiyuki, 1983

The Ussuri tube-nosed bat (Murina ussuriensis) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Distribution[edit]

It can be found in North Korea, South Korea, Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, Tsushima Island, Yakushima Island and Iki Island) and Russia (Primorye, southernmost Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands). It has been reported In northeast China (Inner Mongolia, Jilin and Heilongjiang) but this has yet to be verified.[2]

Habitat[edit]

This bat roosts primarily in clumps of dead leaves, but also in tree cavities and under bark.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tsytsulina, K. 2008. Murina ussuriensis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. Downloaded on 25 August 2012.
  2. ^ Tsytsulina, K. 2008. Murina ussuriensis.