Definition of myotis in English:
An insectivorous bat with a slender muzzle and with the flight membrane extending between the hind legs and the tip of the tail.
- Genus Myotis, family Vespertilionidae: numerous species
- We never observed the raccoon take an Indiana myotis, but predation was the likely intent, given that raccoons are known predators on bats.
- Diets of little brown myotis and eastern pipistrelles were highly diverse.
- We have been pleased to note sustained growth in population numbers of both the cave myotis and the endangered lesser long-nosed bat.
Definition of myotis in:
- US English dictionary
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