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There are 47 different types of bat species in the United States, split into four families; the ghost-faced(Mormoopidae), leaf-nosed (Phyllostomidae), vesper (Vespertilionidae), and free-tailed (Molossidae) families.

Free-Tailed BatsEdit

  • Florida Bonneted Bat
  • Greater Bonneted Bat
  • Underwood's Bonneted Bat
  • Pallas's Mastiff Bat
  • Pocketed Free-Tailed Bat
  • Big Free-Tailed Bat
  • Mexican Free-Tailed Bat

Ghost-Faced BatsEdit

  • Peters’s Ghost-Faced Bat

Leaf-Nosed BatsEdit

  • Jamaican Fruit-Eating Bat
  • Mexican Long-Tongued Bat
  • Mexican Long-Nosed Bat
  • Lesser Long-Nosed Bat
  • California Leaf-Nosed Bat

Vesper BatsEdit

  • Pallid Bat
  • Rafinesque’s Big-Eared Bat
  • Townsend’s Big-Eared Bat
  • Big Brown Bat
  • Spotted Bat
  • Allen's Big-Eared Bat
  • Silver-Haired Bat
  • Western Red Bat
  • Eastern Red Bat
  • Hoary Bat
  • Southern Yellow Bat
  • Northern Yellow Bat
  • Western Yellow Bat
  • Seminole Bat
  • Northern Myotis Bat
  • Southwestern Myotis Bat
  • Southeastern Myotis Bat
  • Eastern Small-Footed Myotis Bat
  • Western Small-Footed Myotis Bat
  • Long-Eared Myotis Bat
  • Gray Myotis Bat
  • Keen's Myotis Bat
  • Little Brown Myotis Bat
  • Small-Footed Dark-Nosed Myotis Bat
  • Arizona Myotis Bat
  • California Myotis Bat
  • Indiana Myotis Bat
  • Fringed Myotis Bat
  • Cave Myotis Bat
  • Long-Legged Myotis Bat
  • Yuma Myotis Bat
  • Evening Bat
  • Canyon Bat
  • Tri-Colored Bat

BibiliographyEdit

http://www.batcon.org/index.php/all-about-bats/species-profiles.html