Scotorepens sanborni

Scotorepens sanborni

Scotorepens sanborni

(Northern Broad-nosed Bat)

FAMILY

Vespertilionidae

Species

Scotorepens sanborni

Common name

Northern Broad-nosed Bat

Main colour; forearm

Brown to grey; forearm 3.1-3.6 cm long

Mature weight

4-11 g

Location

Townsville

Description

These bats are often found in mangroves and open forest, may also be found in buildings; chiefly insect eating. The colour of the body is chestnut-brown to grey-brown on the back, belly is lighter. The membrane on the forearm extends almost to the last tail joint.