Animal Species:Pygmy Long-eared Bat

Very little is known about Pygmy Long-eared Bats but they are usually found near permanent water.

Standard Common Name

Pygmy Long-eared Bat

Habitat

Pygmy Long-eared Bats have been seen roosting in palms and pandanus thickets.

Feeding and Diet

Pygmy Long-eared Bats feed on bugs, beetles and wasps. They fly close to water as they hunt for their prey.

Conservation Status

Pygmy Long-eared Bats are vulnerable to loss of roosting sites and adverse changes to feeding areas from clearing of vegetation and land degradation from agricultural activities.

Classification

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

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