Animal Species:Greater Long-eared Bat

The Greater Long-eared Bat is the largest species of Long-eared Bat.

Greater Long-eared Bat

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Standard Common Name

Greater Long-eared Bat

Habitat

Greater Long-eared Bats roost in hollows in old trees, and under loose bark.

Feeding and Diet

Greater Long-eared Bats possibly feed on moths and beetles.

Economic/social impacts

Greater Long-eared Bats are vulnerable to loss of tree hollows and loss of feeding grounds by forestry activities, clearing for agriculture and land degradation.

Classification

Species:
timoriensis
Genus:
Nyctophilus
Family:
Vespertilionidae
Order:
Chiroptera
Subclass:
Eutheria
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

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