I originally thought it was an Antrozous pallidus (Pallid Bat), but the ears aren't long enough. The overall bat size is a bit too big to be a local myotis species. Any thoughts on the ID?
Here are my observations about its physical characteristics:
Head and body 66 mm
Tail 33 mm
Nose to tail 99 mm
No keeled calcar
No "free-tail", tail extends to tip of membrane
Forearm length 2-1/4 inch
Ears 20 mm
Flat, forward-pointing ears. Not pointed at the end.
No hair on feet
No nose leaf
Nostrils distinct but maybe not "pig-like".
Dorsal fur: pale at roots, tipped brown
Ventral fur: white
No yellow colors
Light-colored ears and face
Found dead, no "white nose" fungus observed.
My student Hailey Williams brought this in. She has several bats roosting in her neighborhood.
NOTE: My measurements weren't exactly lined up in the photos (also, the wing was not fully stretched out).
|Photos or sounds?||Yes|
|Is the organism wild/naturalized?||Unknown|
|Does the location seem accurate?||Unknown|
|Does the date seem accurate?||Unknown|
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