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 Indiana Bat (Myotis sodalis)




Indiana Bat | Myotis sodalis photo
Indiana Bat

Photograph by United States Fish and Wildlife Service. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

Indiana Bat | Myotis sodalis photo
Myotis sodalis being held in a hand.

Photograph by Andy King. License: Public Domain.  (view image details)

INDIANA BAT FACTS

Conservation Status
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "endangered".

Classification
Class:Mammalia
Order:Chiroptera
Family:Vespertilionidae
Genus:Myotis
Species:sodalis
Common Name:Indiana Bat


Relatives in same Genus
  Southwestern Myotis (M. auriculus)
  California Myotis (M. californicus)
  Gray Myotis (M. grisescens)
  Little Brown Bat (M. lucifugus)
  Northern Long-eared Myotis (M. septentrionalis)