Animal Species:Eastern Falsistrelle

Very little is known about Eastern False Pipistrelles or Falsistrelles. They are under threat from intensive forestry in their habitat.

Standard Common Name

Eastern Falsistrelle

Habitat

Eastern Falsistrelle roost in hollows in old trees in higher rainfall forests. However they occasionally roost in disused buildings.

Feeding and Diet

Eastern Falsistrelles feed on insects, including moths, beetles and ants.

Conservation Status

Eastern Falsistrelles are vulnerable to loss of roost sites in tree hollows and loss of feeding grounds by forestry activities, clearing for agriculture and housing.

Classification

Species:
tasmaniensis
Genus:
Falsistrellus
Family:
Vespertilionidae
Order:
Chiroptera
Subclass:
Eutheria
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

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