Little Brown Myotis Skull Replica measures 0.6 inches. Little Brown Myotis Skull Replica is museum quality polyurethane cast. 2-part skull (separate cranium and jaw). Made in USA. Species Myotis lucifugus
Little-Brown Bat or Little Brown Myotis is a species of mouse eared microbat found in North America. It has a small body size and glossy brown fur.
It is similar in appearance to several other mouse eared bats, including the Indiana bat, northern long-eared bat, and Arizona myotis, to which it is closely related.
Despite its name, the Little brown bat or Little Brown Myotis is not closely related to the big brown bat, which belongs to a different genus.
Little Brown Myotis mating system is polygynandrous, or promiscuous, and females give birth to one offspring annually. The offspring, called pups, are quickly weaned and reach adult size in some dimensions by three weeks old.
Little Brown Myotis has a mean lifespan of 6.5 years, though one individual in the wild reached 34 years old.
It is nocturnal, foraging for its insect prey at night and roosting in hollow trees or buildings during the day, among less common roost types.
Little Brown Myotis navigates and locates prey with percise echolocation.
Little Brown Myotis is a very small species, with individuals weighing 0.19 to 0.44 oz. with a total body length of 3.1 to 3.7 in. A variety of fur colors is possible, with pelage ranging from pale tan or reddish to dark brown and is very soft and fine.
Little Brown Myotis has a relatively short snout and a gently sloped forehead. Its skull length is 0.55 to 0.63 in.
The Little-brown bats braincase or skull appears nearly circular though somewhat flattened when viewed from the back. Its very thin pointy black tipped ears are 0.43 to 0.61 in. long.
Its mating system is polygynandrous and females give birth to one offspring annually.
The offspring, called pups, are quickly weaned and reach adult size in some dimensions by three weeks old. The little brown bat has a mean lifespan of 6.5 years.