Mammal Species of the World Logo


HOME --> CLASS MAMMALIA  --> ORDER CHIROPTERA  --> FAMILY Vespertilionidae  --> SUBFAMILY Myotinae  --> GENUS Myotis

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).
EXPORT AS CSV Back to search results


SUBSPECIES lucifugus

SUBSPECIES alascensis

SUBSPECIES carissima




  Bucknell Home Page   Biology Department Home Page


©Bucknell Univesity All Rights Reserved
Comments and questions to