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Cave Myotis
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Booklet data last updated on 3/29/2018
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Species ID 050035
Name Cave Myotis
Other Common Names Southwestern Cave Myotis;Murcielago de Cueva (Hispanic)
Category 05 Mammals
Elcode AMACC01050
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Class Mammalia
Subclass Theria
Order Chiroptera
SubOrder Microchiroptera
Family Vespertilionidae
Genus Myotis
Species velifer
Subspecies incautus; brevis; velifer
Authority (J.A. Allen, 1890)
Scientific Name Myotis velifer
Account Type This account represents the entire species, including any and all subspecies recognized in the Southwest. There are no separate subspecies accounts relating to this species.
Taxonomic References 01, 08, 26, 29
Comments on Taxonomy
NEW MEXICO: Two subspecies of cave myotis have been confirmed in New Mexico: M.v. brevis (Vaughan) and M.v. incautus (J.A. Allen). A third subspecies, M.v. grandis (Hayward) has been reported but remains unverified (NMDGF, 1990. *08*). ARIZONA: M.v. brevis is the only subspecies recognized in Arizona (AZGF, 1995. *26*).
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