- Dull, wooly fur is distinctly banded, band nearest the body is dark, gray middle, cinnamon-brown tip;
- Nose is pink to brown;
- Wing membranes blackish-brown;
- Hair on feet is short and does not extend beyond claws;
- Calcar keeled.
- Weight: 1/8 - 1/4 oz. (5-8 g)
- Body length: 3 - 3 5/8 in. (77-91 mm)
- Wingspan: 9 - 11 in. (24 - 28 cm)
- Forearm: 1 3/8 - 1 5/8 in. (36-41 mm)
- Summer Roost: Hollow trees, under loose bark, sometimes in buildings.
- Winter Roost: Caves or mines.
Moths, beetles, mayflies, soft and hard-bodied insects
- Little Brown Bat has glossy fur, smaller ears and tragus.
- Small-footed bat is much smaller.
Photo by: Dr. J. Scott Altenbach
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