Eptesicus fuscus (bat)

Mass: 17.2 g based on Kunz 1965, Veilleux et al. 2008, Geluso 1978, Layne 1958, Black 1974, Feldhamer et al. 2009, Gould 1955, and López González and García Mendoza 2006

Diet: insectivore based on Gould 1955, Freeman 1981, Ochoa et al. 2000, Van Cakenberghe et al. 2002, Adams et al. 2003, Lacki et al. 2007, Freeman and Lemen 2010, and de la Peña-Cuéllar et al. 2012

Abundance: 0.00 to 85.80% (median 16.04%)

Latitudinal range: 19.9° to 49.6°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (3), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (13), temperate coniferous forest (5), temperate savanna (2), tropical/subtropical coniferous forest (1), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (1), tropical/subtropical savanna (1)

Found in 26 samples

Canada: Nelson

Mexico: La Ascension, Misantla (bats, dry season)

United States: Ledges State Park, Lower Honey Creek, McHose Park, Acadia National Park, White Spot Spring, State Fish Hatchery, McKittrick Canyon (1968), McKittrick Canyon (1970), Nogal Canyon, Ouachita National Forest, Canoe Creek State Park, Blue Mountain (East Tunnel), Palo Duro Canyon State Park (2006), Indigo Tunnel, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (summer 2008), Wise County, Pisgah State Park, Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, Nolands Fork River, Kelly Pond (2009), Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forests, White Mountain National Forest, West of Boulder

Size measurements:
♀ body mass9.9 gN = 1Kunz 1965
♀ body mass12.3 gN = 1Kunz 1965
♀ body mass23.9 gN = 4Veilleux et al. 2008
♀ body mass18.5 gN = 3Veilleux et al. 2008
♀ body mass17.8 gN = 2Veilleux et al. 2008
♂ body mass13.4 gN = 10Geluso 1978
♂ body mass11.3 gN = 1Kunz 1965
♂ body mass15.6 gN = 31Veilleux et al. 2008
body mass18.1 gN = 10Layne 1958
body mass17.2 gN = 33Layne 1958
body mass22.21 gN = 10Black 1974
body mass19.50 gN = 29Feldhamer et al. 2009
body mass18.9 gN = 1Gould 1955
body mass14.9 gN = 11López González and García Mendoza 2006
♀ total body length120.6 mmN = 10Layne 1958
♂ total body length110.8 mmN = 5Layne 1958
♀ tail length46.0 mmN = 10Layne 1958
♂ tail length44.4 mmN = 5Layne 1958
♀ forearm length47.3 mmN = 10Layne 1958
♂ forearm length47.2 mmN = 5Layne 1958
♀ hind foot length10.3 mmN = 10Layne 1958
♂ hind foot length9.0 mmN = 5Layne 1958
♀ ear length17.6 mmN = 10Layne 1958
♂ ear length16.8 mmN = 5Layne 1958

See also Eptesicus, Eptesicus andinus, Eptesicus brasiliensis, Eptesicus brunneus, Eptesicus capensis, Eptesicus chiriquinus, Eptesicus diminutus, Eptesicus furinalis, Eptesicus gobiensis, Eptesicus guineensis, Eptesicus hottentotus, Eptesicus melckorum, Eptesicus nilssonii, Eptesicus rendalli, Eptesicus serotinus, Eptesicus somalicus, Eptesicus sp., Eptesicus tenuipinnis, Eptesicus zuluensis