Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus)

Set of scaled flying and hanging drawings of the Little Brown Bat

The Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus) is a mouse-eared microbat that lives in the karstic regions of the Eastern United States. Humans will often encounter the Little Brown Bat, as the animal will roost in buildings. The species is nocturnal, and it rests during the day, and forages at night. Its diet is a variety of arthropod species, including insects and spiders. Physically, the Little Brown Bat can vary in color, with pelage that ranges from pale tan or red to dark brown. It has a short snout, sloped forehead, and two sets of teeth during its lifetime.

The Little Brown Bat has a wingspan in the range of 8.7”-10.6” (22-27 cm) and total weight of .18-.46 oz (5-13 g). The body of the Little Brown Bat has a body length between 3.1”-3.7” (8-9.5 cm) and estimated hanging height of 3.9”-5.1” (10-13 cm). The typical lifespan of the Little Brown Bat is between 7-34 years.

Details

*Under Development*

Height:
3.9”-5.1” | 10-13 cm (Hanging)
Width:
8.7”-10.6” | 22-27 cm (Wingspan)
Depth:
Length:
3.1”-3.7” | 8-9.5 cm (Body)
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Weight:
.18-.46 oz | 5-13 g
Area:
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Scientific Name:
Myotis lucifugus
Lifespan:
7-34 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Little Brown Bat flying (assorted), hanging

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Bats, one of the most numerous types of mammals and the only mammals capable of true flight. With over 1,200 different species of bats ranging in wingspan size from a little over an inch to five feet, bats are found on nearly every continent, except for deserts and arctic regions.

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5.9”-6.7” | 15-17 cm (Wingspan)
1.1”-1.6” | 2.9-4.2 cm (Body)
.05-.07 oz | 1.5-2 g
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3D
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59”-67” | 150-170 cm (Wingspan)
11.4”-15.75” | 29-40 cm (Body)
2.2-2.6 lb | 1-1.2 kg
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Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox
55.000
170.000
40.000
1.200
23.00
16900
3D
Giant Golden-Crowned Flying Fox
1.8”-2” | 4.5-5 cm (Hanging)
3.7”-4.1” | 9.5-10.5 cm (Wingspan)
1.5”-1.9” | 3.7-4.7 cm (Body)
.18-.21 oz | 5-6 g
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Honduran White Bat
5.000
10.500
4.700
0.006
18.00
16450
3D
Honduran White Bat
9.8”-14.2” | 25-36 cm (Hanging)
27.2”-38.2” | 69-97 cm (Wingspan)
7.5”-11” | 19-28 cm (Body)
.5-1 lb | 230-450 g
12-30 years
Hammer-Headed Bat
36.000
97.000
28.000
0.450
30.00
11000
3D
Hammer-Headed Bat
3.9”-5.1” | 10-13 cm (Hanging)
8.7”-10.6” | 22-27 cm (Wingspan)
3.1”-3.7” | 8-9.5 cm (Body)
.18-.46 oz | 5-13 g
7-34 years
Little Brown Bat
13.000
27.000
9.500
0.013
34.00
11000
3D
Little Brown Bat
5.3”-6.3” | 13.5-16 cm (Hanging)
13.8”-15.75” | 35-40 cm (Wingspan)
2.6”-3.5” | 6.5-9 cm (Body)
.88-1.6 oz | 25-45 g
12-29 years
Common Vampire Bat
16.000
40.000
9.000
0.045
29.00
7100
3D
Common Vampire Bat
3.9”-4.7” | 10-12 cm (Hanging)
11.4”-13.8” | 29-35 cm (Wingspan)
3.1”-3.9” | 8-10 cm (Body)
.25-.42 oz | 7-12 g
8-12 years
Mexican Free-Tailed Bat
12.000
35.000
10.000
0.012
12.00
7000
3D
Mexican Free-Tailed Bat
5.9”-6.7” | 15-17 cm (Hanging)
15”-16.9” | 38-43 cm (Wingspan)
5.1”-5.9” | 13-15 cm (Body)
.71-1.2 oz | 20-35 g
6-14 years
Hoary Bat
17.000
43.000
15.000
0.035
14.00
6506
3D
Hoary Bat
4.5”-5.3” | 11.5-13.5 cm (Hanging)
13.4”-15.75” | 34-40 cm (Wingspan)
2”-2.75” | 5-7 cm (Body)
.46-1.2 oz | 13-34 g
10-30 years
Greater Horseshoe Bat
13.500
40.000
7.000
0.034
30.00
2100
3D
Greater Horseshoe Bat
3.9”-4.7” | 10-12 cm (Hanging)
9.8”-11.8” | 25-30 cm (Wingspan)
2.75”-3.4” | 7-8.6 cm (Body)
.25-.35 oz | 7-10 g
Unknown
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12.000
30.000
8.600
0.010
140
3D
Palaeochiropteryx
15”-18.1” | 38-46 cm (Hanging)
39”-47” | 100-120 cm (Wingspan)
9.1”-13” | 23-33 cm (Body)
2.2-3.5 lb | 1-1.6 kg
9-23 years
Great Flying Fox
46.000
120.000
33.000
1.600
23.00
130
3D
Great Flying Fox
3.9”-4.5” | 10-11.5 cm (Hanging)
7.9”-9.1” | 20-23 cm (Wingspan)
2.4”-3.1” | 6-8 cm (Body)
.67-1.4 oz | 19-41 g
4-5 years
Common Sheath-Tailed Bat
11.500
23.000
8.000
0.041
5.00
35
3D
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