Guide to Montana's Bat Species

A quick guide to the 15 species of bats in the state of Montana. Note that Myotis species are difficult to identify, unless a detailed examination can be made in-hand. Due to the risk of contracting rabies, members of the general public should not handle any bat species. Fortunately other species ...more ↓

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Little Brown Bat 1
Myotis lucifugus
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California Myotis 2
Myotis californicus
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Western Small-footed Myotis 3
Myotis ciliolabrum
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Miller's Myotis 4
Myotis evotis
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Northern Myotis 5
Myotis septentrionalis
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Fringed Myotis 6
Myotis thysanodes
Long-legged Myotis
Myotis volans
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Yuma Myotis 7
Myotis yumanensis
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Big Brown Bat 8
Eptesicus fuscus
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Eastern Red Bat 9
Lasiurus borealis
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Hoary Bat 10
Lasiurus cinereus
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Pallid Bat 11
Antrozous pallidus
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Silver-haired Bat 12
Lasionycteris noctivagans
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Spotted Bat 13
Euderma maculatum
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Townsend's Big-eared Bat 7
Corynorhinus townsendii

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