SciBatVampire.bmp (31734 bytes)Bat Species

Family Mormoopidae (mormoopid bats)
Ghost-faced Bat  Mormoops megalophylla


Family Phyllostomidae (leaf-nosed bats)
Mexican Long-nosed Bat Leptonycteris nivalis
Mexican Long-tongued Bat   Choeronycteris mexicana
Hairy Legged Vampire  Diphylla ecaudata


Family Vespertilionidae (vespertilionid bats)

Big Brown Bat  Eptesicus fuscus
California Myotis  Myotis californicus
Cave Myotis  Myotis velifer
Eastern Pipistrelle  Pipistrellus subflavus
Eastern Red Bat  Lasiurus borealis

Evening Bat  Nycticeius humeralis
Fringed Myotis
  Myotis thysanodes
Hoary Bat  Lasiurus cinereus
Little Brown Myotis  Myotis lucifugus
Long-legged Myotis   Myotis volans
Northern Myotis
  Myotis septentrionalis
Northern Yellow Bat   Lasiurus intermedius

Pallid Bat  Antrozous pallidus
Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat  Plecotus rafinesquii
Seminole Bat
  Lasiurus seminolus
Silver-haired Bat  Lasionycteris noctivagans
Southeastern Myotis  Myotis austroriparius

Southern Yellow Bat  Lasiurus ega
Spotted Bat  Euderma maculatum
Townsend's Big-eared Bat  Plecotus townsendii
Western Pipistrelle  Pipistrellus hesperus
Western Red Bat  Lasiurus blossevillii

Western Small-footed Myotis  Myotis ciliolabrum
Yuma Myotis  Myotis yumanensis


Family Molossidae (free-tailed bats)
Big Free-tailed Bat Nyctinomops macrotis
Mexican (Brazilan) Free-tailed Bat  Tadarida brasilensis
Pocketed Free-tailed bat   Nyctinomops femorosacca

Western Mastiff Bat  Eumops perotis



Cave Myotis  Myotis velifer
California Leaf-nosed Bat  Macrotus californicus
Commerson's Leaf-nosed Bat   Hipposideros commersoni
Common Vampire Bat  Desmodus rotundus
Desert Red Bat  Lasiurus blossevillii
False Vampire Bat Vampyrum spectrum

Fish-eating Bat  Noctilio leporinus
Funnel-eared Bat  Natalus stramineus
Great Mouse-tailed Bat   Rhinopoma microphyllum
Greater Horseshoe Bat  Rhinolophus ferrumeouinum
Hollow-faced Bat Nycteris tragata
Long-eared Myotis
Seychelles Sheath-tailed Bat  Coleura seychellensis
Short-tailed Bat  Carollia perspicillata
Short Tailed Leaf nosed Bat   Carollia perspicillata
Sucker-footed Bat  Myzopoda aurita

Sucker-footed Bat Myzopoda schliemanni  *New Discovery*


 

Families

Craseonycteridae
bumblee bat and hog-nosed bat

Free-tailed Bats
sixteen genera and eighty five species

Funnel Eared Bats
The family Natalidae is composed of a single genus with five species.
Funnel-eared bats are some of the smallest bats in the world.

Horseshoe Bat
A large family of bats including approximately 130 species grouped in 10 genera.

Leaf-nosed Bat: New World
148 species in 48 genera

Leaf-nosed Bat: Old World

Mouse-tailed Bat

Moustached Bat

Old World Fruit Bat
170 Species


Sheath-tailed Bat


Short-tailed Bat
Mystacinidae


Smoky Bat

Sucker-footed Bat: New World

Sucker-footed Bat: Old World

Vampire Bat
Three species

Bibliography

Weinstein, B. and P. Myers. 2001. "Mystacinidae" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 30, 2008 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Mystacinidae.html.