Myotis Kaup 1829 (vesper bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae

Synonym: Pizonyx Miller 1906

Parent taxon: Vespertilionidae according to W. W. Korth and R. L. Evander 2016

See also Czaplewski 1993, Czaplewski and Peachey 2003, Czaplewski et al. 2002, Dalquest and Patrick 1989, Hall 1981, Kurten 1968, Kurten and Anderson 1980, Rabon et al. 2000, Salles et al. 2006 and Sherman 1952

Sister taxa: Ancenycteris, Barbastella, Chadronycteris, Chamtwaria, Corynorhinus, Eptesicus, Ia, Karstala, Khonsunycteris, Lasionycteris, Lasiurus, Miniopterus, Miomyotis, Miostrellus, Murina, 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: Myotis antiquus Myotis austroriparius Myotis baranensis Myotis bechsteini Myotis belgicus Myotis boyeri Myotis californicus Myotis dasycneme Myotis daubentoni Myotis elegans Myotis emarginatus Myotis evotis Myotis grisecens Myotis grisescens Myotis helleri Myotis keenii Myotis leibii Myotis lucifugus Myotis mangamolaris Myotis misonnei Myotis murinoides Myotis myotis Myotis mystacinus Myotis nattereri Myotis oxygnathus Myotis rectidentis Myotis salodorensis Myotis sanctialbani Myotis septentrionalis Myotis sodalis Myotis thysanodes Myotis velifer Myotis volans Myotis yumanensis

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Ecology: volant omnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Austria (1 collection), the Bahamas (2), Belgium (1), Canada (1: British Columbia), China (2), the Czech Republic (3), France (4), Germany (2), Greece (2), Hungary (7), Israel (3), Italy (10), Japan (1), Mexico (2), Poland (1), South Africa (1), Spain (7), United States (60: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Blancan of United States (2: Arizona, Nevada)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of South Africa (1)

• Pliocene of Austria (1), China (1), Hungary (2), Poland (2), Spain (1)

• MN 13 of France (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Arizona, Nevada, Oregon)

• Miocene of Austria (4), China (5), Spain (1), Switzerland (2), United States (7: Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma)

• Oligocene of Belgium (2), France (1), Germany (1), United States (1: Nebraska)

Total: 149 collections including 243 occurrences

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