Miomyotis Lawrence 1943 (vesper bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Full reference: B. Lawrence. 1943. Miocene bat remains from Florida, with notes on the generic characters of the humerus of bats. Journal of Mammalogy 24(3):356-369

Parent taxon: Vespertilionidae according to N. J. Czaplewski et al. 1999

See also Lawrence 1943 and Sherman 1952

Sister taxa: Ancenycteris, Barbastella, Chadronycteris, Chamtwaria, Corynorhinus, Eptesicus, Ia, Karstala, Khonsunycteris, Lasionycteris, Lasiurus, Miniopterus, Miostrellus, Murina, Myotis, Noctilioninia, Nyctalus, Nycticeius, Nyctophylinae, Oligomyotis, Paleptesicus, Phyllostomina, Pipistrellus, Plionycteris, Potamonycteris, Pteropina, Rhinolophina, Rhogeessa, Scotomanes, Scotophilus, Shanwangia, Simonycteris, Stehlinia, Suaptenos, Tylonycteris, Vespertilio, Vespertilionae, Vespertilionina, Vespertilioninae

Subtaxa: Miomyotis floridanus

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution: found only at Thomas Farm (Miocene of Florida)

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