A revision of the Neotropical bats of the genus Myotis
Distribution of two species of long-eared bats of the genus Myotis
on the northern Great Plains.
2001: Molecular systematics of bats of the genus Myotis
(Vespertilionidae) suggests deterministic ecomorphological convergences.
Remarks--The worldwide genus Myotis
is diverse in southwestern North America, where many species (Myotis auriculus, Myotis californicus, Myotis evotis, Myotis fortidens, Myotis melanorhinus, Myotis occultus, Myotis thysanodes, Myotis velifer, Myotis vivesi, Myotis volans, and Myotis yumanensis) occurred within 500 km of Terapa in historic times (Bogan, 1999; Lopez-Gonzales and Garcia-Mendoza, 2006; Medellin et al.
White-nose syndrome affects seven bat species in the United States, the majority of which belong to the genus Myotis
Several bat species within the genus Myotis
are reservoirs for EBLV-2, BBLV, and the central Asian lyssaviruses ARAV and KHUV (5).
Molecular phylogenetics, Karyotypic diversity, and partition of the genus Myotis
Late summer and autumn activity or swarming at hibernation sites is supposed to be a characteristic behaviour of bats of the genus Myotis
(Parsons et al.
Smaller-bodied species, such as those in the genus Myotis
, often are detected across the entire complexity spectrum, whereas larger-bodied or slower-flying species may avoid highly cluttered spaces and are observed more frequently in open-canopied or less structurally complex environments (Aldridge and Rautenbach 1987; Brooks and Ford 2005; Francl 2008; Wund 2006).
Nonetheless, within the genus Myotis
(Chiroptera, Vespertilionidae), distributed worldwide, feeding modes include aerial hawkers, gleaners, water bats and trawlers (Fenton and Bogdanowicz, 2002).
Paraguayan bats of the genus Myotis
, with a redefinition of M.
Karyotypic variation within the genus Myotis
is also reviewed.