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SPECIES Lasiurus (Lasiurus) borealis

Author:Müller, 1776.
Citation:Linné's Vollstand. Natursystem, Suppl.: 20.
Common Name:Eastern Red Bat
Type Locality:USA, New York.
Distribution:E North America, Bermuda.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) – Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Lasiurus, borealis species group. Does not include blossevillii, frantzii, teliotis, and varius; see Schmidly and Hendricks (1984), Baker et al. (1988a), and Morales and Bickham (1995). Does not include degelidus (Baker et al., 1988a) but might include minor. Does not include pfeifferi; see Morales and Bickham (1995). See Shump and Shump (1982a) but note that they included blossevillii and its synonyms in borealis.



    funebris Fitzinger, 1870
    lasiurus Schreber, 1781
    monachus Rafinesque, 1818
    noveboracensis Erxleben, 1777
    quebecensis Yourans, 1930
    rubellus Palisot de Beauvois, 1796
    rubra Ord, 1815
    rufus Wardern, 1820
    tesselatus Rafinesque, 1818

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