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Field Guide to Amazonian Bats

Vespertilionidae (Evening bats)

Myotis (Little brown bats) 1a. Wings attached along the tibia.

Myotis simus (36-41 mm)

1b. Wings not attached along the tibia. 2a. Dorsal fur very black and frosted; venter whitish. 2b. Combination not as above. 3a. Second upper premolar not aligned with other premolars. 3b. Second upper premolar aligned with other premolars.

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1b

1b 2b 3b 4a

Myotis albescens (31-37 mm)

Myotis riparius (31-38 mm) Myotis nigricans (30-38 mm)

1b 2b 3b 4b

Field Guide to Amazonian Bats  

Do you think identifying bats in Europe or in North America is difficult? Well, try it in the Amazon The planet’s green lung is home to the...

Field Guide to Amazonian Bats  

Do you think identifying bats in Europe or in North America is difficult? Well, try it in the Amazon The planet’s green lung is home to the...

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