pallid bat

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Noun1.pallid bat - drab yellowish big-eared bat that lives in cavespallid bat - drab yellowish big-eared bat that lives in caves
vespertilian bat, vespertilionid - a variety of carnivorous bat
Antrozous, genus Antrozous - a genus of Vespertilionidae
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It began the day when researchers came down the Colorado to net bats and caught a pregnant pallid bat. "They let me feel her little tummy," Cox coos.
Caption: Can't hear the food Gleaners, such as the pallid bat below, use sounds to hunt prey at night.
We found no species that Brown and Berry (in litt.) had not recorded during their survey of the Santa Monica Mountains, and they found four species we did not encounter, small-footed myotis (Myotis ciliolabrum), spotted bat (Euderma maculatum), pallid bat (Antrozous pallidus), and western mastiff bat (Eumopsperotis californicus).
First record of the Pallid Bat (Antrozous pallidus) from Montana.
received Species (1996-2000) Antrozous pallidus (pallid bat) 3 Desmodus rotundus (vampire bat) (a) 4 Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat) 14 Lasiurrus borealis (eastern red bat) 714 L.
She began thinking this week about the spots, including a pond she knows about in an oak woodland, where she's likely to find the Townsend's big-eared bat, red bat or pallid bat.
velifer), western pipistrelle (Pipistrellus hesperus), hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus), Townsend's big-eared bat (Corynorhinus townsendii), pallid bat (Antrozous pallidus), Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) and western mastiff bat (Eumops perotis).
Take insect-eating bats, such as this pallid bat carrying a grasshopper (below, right).
The complete colony of 76 bats, including a mixture of Mexican free-tailed and pallid bat species, was collected for evaluation; all tested negative for rabies.
The only bat species that somewhat resembled the yellow bat in physical appearance was the pallid bat, Antrozous pallidus.
Incidental records of predation on other bat species by Great Homed Owls elsewhere in their range, based on pellet analyses, are limited to a Big Brown Bat (Eptesicus fuscus; Kittredge and others 2006), a Western Red Bat (Lasiurus blossevillii; Fitch 1947), and a Pallid Bat (Antrozous pallidus; Fitch 1947).