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SPECIES Lasiurus (Lasiurus) cinereus

Author:Palisot de Beauvois, 1796.
Citation:Cat. Raisonne Mus. Peale Phil.: 18.
Common Name:Hoary Bat
Type Locality:USA, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Distribution:Colombia and Venezuela to C Chile, Bolivia, Uruguay, and C Argentina; Hawaii (USA); Guatemala and Mexico throughout the USA to S British Columbia, SE Mackenzie, Hudson Bay and S Quebec (Canada); Galapagos Isls (Ecuador); Bermuda; accidental on Cuba, Hispaniola, Iceland, and the Orkney Isls (Scotland).
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered as L. c. semotus. IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Not Evaluated as L. c. semotus; otherwise Lower Risk (lc).
Comments:Subgenus Lasiurus, cinereus species group. Includes villosissimus and semotus; see Sanborn and Crespo (1957) and Morales and Bickham (1995). See Shump and Shump (1982b).
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SUBSPECIES villosissimus


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