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Yuma Myotis

Scientific Name: Myotis yumanensis

Photo taken by Merlin Tuttle

Description: The Yuma Myotis (Myotis yumanensis) has brown fur that ranges from light to dark. It is relatively small in size with a length of 80 mm and an average weight of 4 grams.

Distribution: Map of Yuma Myotis in Texas

About the Yuma Myotis: This bat roosts in a range of places, from buildings to caves to bridges. They are typically found close to water. Females form large maternity colonies of up to 5,000 bats and give birth to one pup. They are insectivores (eat insects).

Status: Least Concern
For more information go to the IUCN Red List Website for the Yuma Myotis

For more information go to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Yuma Myotis Fact Sheet

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