cave myotis


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small bat of southwest United States that lives in caves etc

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We have been pleased to note sustained growth in population numbers of both the cave myotis and the endangered lesser long-nosed bat.
Table 1--Average body mass (g) of the cave myotis, Myotis velifer, at the Selman Cave System, Woodward County, Oklahoma, during hibernation (October-March, 1979-1986) and at entry to and exit from hibernation in 2005-2006.
Five species of hibernating bats were encountered: pallid bat (n = 28), Townsend's big-eared bat (n = 1,968), big brown bat (n = 901), cave myotis (n = 131,624), and tri-colored bat (n = 318).
For the cave myotis, analyses included 11 hibernacula and counts were 0-26,500 individuals (Figs.
Variation in abundance of cave myotis among hibernacula could reflect local variation in demography or switching of roosts among years.
In Vespertilionidae, polydactyly has been reported twice in big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in which a bat had an anomalous appendage (Dalby, 1969) and another bat had six toes on one foot (Kunz and Chase, 1983), in the perimyotis (Perimyotis subfavus) in which a bat had six digits on each limb (Jennings, 1958), and in the cave myotis (Myotis velifer) in which a bat had six toes on each foot and two thumbs on the left wing (faire and Thies, 1988).
Other species of bats recorded at this area on the same dates included cave myotis (Myotis velifer), Yuma myotis (M.
Other species of bats obtained at this locality on the same date included Yuma myotis (Myotis yumanensis), cave myotis (M.
The cave myotis occurs in the western two-thirds of Texas.
This specimen represents the first winter record of the cave myotis from Trans-Pecos Texas.
In Texas, the cave myotis is a common resident of the western two-thirds of the state, with M.
The cave myotis is known only from Hidalgo County in the southern coastal study region (Hayward, 1970; Jones et al.
Some populations of cave myotis are known to hibernate (Hayward, 1970; Schmidly, 1977), whereas others probably migrate (Davis et al.