Animal Species:Yellow-lipped Bat

Very little is known about Yellow-lipped Bats.They are mostly caught in areas of the Kimberley region that receive more than 800 mm of rainfall per year.

Standard Common Name

Yellow-lipped Bat

Habitat

Yellow-lipped Bats roost in sandstone and limestone caves. They roost together in colonies of up to 80 bats.

Feeding and Diet

Yellow-lipped Bats feed on insects.

Conservation Status

Yellow-lipped Bats are vulnerable to disturbance by human visitors to cave roosts and changes to feeding areas by agricultural activities.

Classification

Species:
douglasorum
Genus:
Vespadelus
Family:
Vespertilionidae
Order:
Chiroptera
Subclass:
Eutheria
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

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