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Myotis myotis (mouse-eared bat)

Wikipedia Abstract

The greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis) is a European species of bat in the family Vespertilionidae.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
1
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
10
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.16
EDGE Score: 1.43

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  29 grams
Birth Weight [1]  6 grams
Female Maturity [1]  1 year 4 months
Male Maturity [1]  1 year 4 months
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  100 %
Forages - Scansorial [2]  100 %
Gestation [1]  65 days
Litter Size [1]  1
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  22 years
Nocturnal [3]  Yes
Weaning [1]  42 days
Wing Span [4]  15 inches (.383 m)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Aegean and Western Turkey sclerophyllous and mixed forests Greece, Turkey, Macedonia Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Alps conifer and mixed forests Italy, France, Switzerland, Slovenia Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Appenine deciduous montane forests Italy Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Atlantic mixed forests France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Balkan mixed forests Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Baltic mixed forests Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Poland Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Cantabrian mixed forests Spain, Portugal Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Carpathian montane forests Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Central European mixed forests Austria, Belarus, Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Moldovia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Corsican montane broadleaf and mixed forests France Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Dinaric Mountains mixed forests Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Yugoslavia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
East European forest steppe Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, Russia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Euxine-Colchic broadleaf forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Iberian conifer forests Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Iberian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests Spain, Portugal Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Illyrian deciduous forests Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Italian sclerophyllous and semi-deciduous forests Italy, France Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Northeastern Spain and Southern France Mediterranean forests France, Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Northwest Iberian montane forests Portugal, Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Pannonian mixed forests Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Pindus Mountains mixed forests Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Po Basin mixed forests Italy Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Pontic steppe Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Pyrenees conifer and mixed forests Spain, France, Andorra Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Rodope montane mixed forests Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Sarmatic mixed forests Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Sweden Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Scandinavian and Russian taiga Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia Palearctic Boreal Forests/Taiga
South Appenine mixed montane forests Italy Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southeastern Iberian shrubs and woodlands Spain Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southwest Iberian Mediterranean sclerophyllous and mixed forests Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Morocco Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Tyrrhenian-Adriatic sclerophyllous and mixed forests France, Italy Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub    
Western European broadleaf forests Austria, Czech Republic, France, Germany Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
ALTOS DE BARAHONA 106005 Spain  
ARRIBES DEL DUERO 264506 Spain  
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Beskid Zywiecki 87169 Poland  
Bieszczady 275571 Poland  
Bukovské vrchy 106836 Slovakia  
Börzsöny és Visegrádi-hegység 122999 Hungary  
Bükk-hegység és peremterületei 164079 Hungary  
Carpathian Biosphere Reserve 144772 Ukraine  
Cerová vrchovina a Rimavská kotlina 76986 Slovakia  
Costa Sudoeste 183883 Portugal  
Delta de l'Ebre 119562 Spain  
Dolina Dolnej Wisly 82926 Poland  
Dolina Srodkowej Warty 141108 Poland  
Dolomiti Friulane 90787 Italy  
Douro Internacional e Vale do Águeda 125502 Portugal  
Encinares del río Alberche y río Cofio 205483 Spain  
FUENTES CARRIONAS Y FUENTE COBRE-MONTAÑA PALENTINA 193184 Spain  
Fanjingshan Nature Reserve V 86145 Guizhou, China  
Flusslandschaft Elbe Biosphere Reserve 925242 Germany  
Gerecse 75262 Hungary  
Hevesi-sík 191445 Hungary  
Horná Orava 145144 Slovakia  
Kavkazskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 692723 Krasnodar, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adygea, Russia
Krkonose National Park V 95995 Czech Republic  
L'Alt Maestrat, Tinença de Benifassà, Turmell i Vallivana 238416 Spain  
LOS ALCORNOCALES 414561 Spain  
Laborecká vrchovina 266172 Slovakia  
Lagorai 114140 Italy  
Luberon Regional Nature Park V 406572 France  
MONFRAGÜE Y LAS DEHESAS DEL ENTORNO 287016 Spain  
MONTES AQUILANOS 82237 Spain  
MONTES OBARENES 106406 Spain  
Malá Fatra 176505 Slovakia  
Malé Karpaty 125118 Slovakia  
Monte Cervati e dintorni 91212 Italy  
Monte dei Sette Fratelli 99969 Italy  
Montesinho/Nogueira 266900 Portugal  
Monti Ausoni e Aurunci 154013 Italy  
Monti Simbruini ed Ernici 128739 Italy  
Mourão/Moura/Barrancos 209832 Portugal  
Murgia Alta 311059 Italy  
Mátra 92599 Hungary  
Nízke Tatry 239467 Slovakia  
OROS PARNASSOS 84965 Greece  
Ostoja Popradzka 143151 Poland  
Ostoja nad Barycza 202692 Poland  
PICOS DE EUROPA EN CASTILLA Y LEÓN 250408 Spain  
PINARES DEL BAJO ALBERCHE 124192 Spain  
PUERTO PEÑA - LOS GOLONDRINOS 82543 Spain  
Parco Del Cilento e Vallo de Diano National Park 551095 Italy
Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise ed aree limitrofe 126392 Italy  
Parco Regionale Orobie Bergamasche 121015 Italy  
Penyagolosa 131527 Spain  
Pflaelzerwald Nature Park V 438818 Germany
Picentini 157557 Italy  
Pirin 99722 Bulgaria  
Po¾ana 93067 Slovakia  
Promontorio del Gargano 173003 Italy    
Puszcza Kampinoska Biosphere Reserve 188373 Poland  
Reserve de la Biosphere des Vosges du Nord Biosphere Reserve 301469 France  
Rila 200269 Bulgaria  
Risaie della Lomellina 76457 Italy  
SIERRA DE ARACENA Y PICOS DE AROCHE 461592 Spain  
SIERRA DE AYLLON 225747 Spain  
SIERRA DE GRAZALEMA 131980 Spain  
SIERRA DE GREDOS 213494 Spain  
SIERRA DE GUADARRAMA 170724 Spain  
SIERRA DE HORNACHUELOS 148342 Spain  
SIERRA DE LA DEMANDA 125797 Spain  
SIERRA DE LAS VILLUERCAS Y VALLE DEL GUADARRANQUE 188630 Spain  
SIERRA DE SAN PEDRO 284250 Spain  
SIERRA MORENA 331883 Spain  
SIERRA NEVADA 424554 Spain  
SIERRA NORTE 438558 Spain  
SIERRAS DE CAZORLA, SEGURA Y LAS VILLAS 519222 Spain  
SIERRAS DE DEMANDA, URBIÓN, CEBOLLERA Y CAMEROS 342683 Spain  
Schorfheide-Chorin Biosphere Reserve 319164 Germany
Serra do Gerês 156759 Portugal  
Serres del Montsec, Sant Mamet i Mitjana 80111 Spain  
Serrà d'Espadà 161443 Spain  
Slanské vrchy 157675 Slovakia  
Slovenský kras 100327 Slovakia  
Spreewald Biosphere Reserve 117355 Germany  
Strážovské vrchy 147080 Slovakia  
TIERRA DE CAMPIÑAS 344575 Spain  
Tatry 135018 Slovakia  
Tzentralen Balkan 177099 Bulgaria  
Ujscie Odry i Zalew Szczecinski 130007 Poland  
Ujscie Warty 82280 Poland  
Uroczyska Puszczy Drawskiej 183887 Poland  
VALLE DE SAN EMILIANO 137756 Spain  
VALLE DEL TIÉTAR 159079 Spain  
VALLES DEL VOLTOYA Y EL ZORITA 122007 Spain  
Ve¾ká Fatra 149348 Slovakia  
Vihorlat 133079 Slovakia  
Volovské vrchy 316267 Slovakia  
Wielki Sandr Brdy 91691 Poland  
Wolin i Uznam 76089 Poland    
Zempléni-hegység a Szerencsi-dombsággal és a Hernád-völggyel 284651 Hungary  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mediterranean Basin Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey No

Prey / Diet

Gryllotalpa gryllotalpa (European mole cricket)[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Lanius senator (Woodchat Shrike)1
Vormela peregusna (Marbled Polecat)1

Predators

Homo sapiens (man)[6]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Allassogonoporus amphoraeformis <Unverified Name>[7]
Aonchotheca moraveci <Unverified Name>[7]
Aonchotheca speciosa <Unverified Name>[7]
Ascarops strongylina <Unverified Name>[7]
Capillaria diesingi <Unverified Name>[7]
Capillaria moraveci <Unverified Name>[7]
Capillaria myotisi <Unverified Name>[7]
Capillaria neopulchra <Unverified Name>[7]
Capillaria romana <Unverified Name>[7]
Capillaria speciosa <Unverified Name>[7]
Cycloskrjabinia taborensis <Unverified Name>[7]
Histiostrongylus tipula <Unverified Name>[7]
Histiostrongylus viguerasi <Unverified Name>[7]
Hymenolepis balsaci <Unverified Name>[7]
Hymenolepis grisea <Unverified Name>[7]
Ischnopsyllus hexactenus[8]
Ischnopsyllus intermedius[8]
Ischnopsyllus plumatus[8]
Ischnopsyllus shansiensis[8]
Ischnopsyllus simplex[8]
Ischnopsyllus variabilis[8]
Lecithodendrium granulosum <Unverified Name>[7]
Lecithodendrium linstowi <Unverified Name>[7]
Lecithodendrium rysavy <Unverified Name>[7]
Litomosa desportesi <Unverified Name>[7]
Litomosa dogieli <Unverified Name>[7]
Litomosa filaria <Unverified Name>[7]
Litomosa ottavianii <Unverified Name>[7]
Milina grisea <Unverified Name>[7]
Molinostrongylus alatus <Unverified Name>[7]
Molinostrongylus ornatus <Unverified Name>[7]
Molinostrongylus skrjabini <Unverified Name>[7]
Molinostrongylus spasskii <Unverified Name>[7]
Molinostrongylus vespertilionis <Unverified Name>[7]
Myotolepis grisea <Unverified Name>[7]
Neohistiostrongylus viguerasi <Unverified Name>[7]
Nycteridopsylla dictena[8]
Nycteridopsylla longiceps[8]
Nycteridopsylla pentactena[8]
Parabascus duboisi <Unverified Name>[7]
Physaloptera brevivaginata <Unverified Name>[7]
Physaloptera myotis <Unverified Name>[7]
Physocephalus sexalatus[7]
Plagiorchis vespertilionis[7]
Prosotocus vespertilionis <Unverified Name>[7]
Prosthodendrium aelleni <Unverified Name>[7]
Prosthodendrium ascidia <Unverified Name>[7]
Prosthodendrium carolinum <Unverified Name>[7]
Prosthodendrium chilostomum <Unverified Name>[7]
Prosthodendrium hurkovae <Unverified Name>[7]
Prosthodendrium ilei <Unverified Name>[7]
Rhinolophopsylla unipectinata unipectinata[8]
Rictularia bovieri <Unverified Name>[7]
Rictularia plagiostoma <Unverified Name>[7]
Seuratum mucronatum <Unverified Name>[7]
Spirocerca lupi[7]
Thaumapsylla breviceps orientalis[8]
Trichuroides chiropteri <Unverified Name>[7]
Vampirolepis acuta <Unverified Name>[7]
Vampirolepis balsaci <Unverified Name>[7]
Vampirolepis christensoni <Unverified Name>[7]
Vampirolepis rysavyi <Unverified Name>[7]

Range Map

Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Comblain-au-Pont et Angleur (Chaudfontaine; Comblain-au-Pont; Esneux; Liège; Vallée de l'Ourthe entre Hamoir et Comblain-au-Pont (Anthisnes; Comblain-au-Pont; Ferrières; Hamoir;;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
4Allometry of Bat Wings and Legs and Comparison with Bird Wings, Ulla M. Norberg, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 1981 292, 359-398
5Feeding behaviour and foraging strategy of free-living mouse-eared bats, Myotis myotis and Myotis blythii, R. ARLETTAZ, Anim. Behav., 1996, 51, 1–11
6Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
7Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
8International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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