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SPECIES Myotis lucifugus

Author:Le Conte, 1831.
Citation:In McMurtie, Animal Kingdom, 1((App.)): 431.
Common Name:Little Brown Myotis
Type Locality:USA, Georgia, possibly Liberty Co., LeConte Plantation near Riceboro (but see Davis and Rippy, 1968).
Distribution:Alaska (USA) to Labrador and Newfoundland (Canada), south to S California, N Arizona, N New Mexico (USA).
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Does not include occultus, see Piaggio et al. (2002). Hybridizes with yumanensis in some areas; see Parkinson (1979), but see Herd and Fenton (1983). See Fenton and Barclay (1980). Apparently closely related to thysanodes; see Ruedi and Mayer (2001). Status of the type and type locality was discussed by Davis and Rippy (1968).
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SUBSPECIES lucifugus

SUBSPECIES alascensis

SUBSPECIES carissima

SUBSPECIES pernox

SUBSPECIES relictus

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