Little-Brown Bat Skull Replica


SKU: RS011


Little-Brown Bat Skull Replica measures 0.6 inches. Little-Brown Bat Skull Replica is museum quality polyurethane cast. Made in USA. Myotis lucifugus is the scientific name. Our precise skull can be used as a teaching tool, museum skull exhibit, home decor skull, or office decor skull.

Little-Brown Bat or Myotis lucifugus 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 Myotis lucifugus is not closely related to the big brown bat, which belongs to a different genus.

Little-Brown Bat or Myotis lucifugus 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 Bat or Myotis lucifugus 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 Bat or Myotis lucifugus navigates and locates prey with percise echolocation.

Little-Brown Bat or Myotis lucifugus 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 ins. 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 bat or Myotis lucifugus has a relatively short snout and a gently sloped forehead. Its skull length is 0.55 to 0.63 ins. The Little-brown bat or Myotis lucifugus 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 ins. long.

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Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 0.6 in
Little-Brown Bat Facts

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Myotis
Species: M. lucifugus
Binomial name: Myotis lucifugus
Conservation status: Endangered


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