Animal Species:South-eastern Broad-nosed Bat

South-eastern Broad-nosed Bats are mostly found in areas east of the Great Dividing Range in tall wet forest or rainforest, but they have also been found in low open forest near Canberra.

South eastern Broad-nosed Bat

GA Hoye © Australian Museum

Standard Common Name

South eastern Broad-nosed Bat

Habitat

South-eastern Broad-nosed Bats roost in the hollows in old trees but also occasionally buildings. They have been recorded from tree hollows some 7 metres above the ground.

Feeding and Diet

The diet of South-eastern Broad-nosed Bats is not known.

Conservation Status

South-eastern Broad-nosed Bats 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:
orion
Genus:
Scotorepens
Family:
Vespertilionidae
Order:
Chiroptera
Subclass:
Eutheria
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

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