Myotis sodalis (Indiana Bat)
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Habitat: Forests, woodlands, and riparian areas.

Habits: This species is not well known in Oklahoma. In Arkansas, this species is a winter resident, arriving in at a few limestone caves that they use for hibernation beginning in August. Dispersal to the summer range begins in March. Mating takes place in the fall, with ovulation and fertilization possibly taking place after the females emerge from hibernation. The diet is insects. This is an endangered species.


Artiodactyla
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Carnivora
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Chiroptera
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Didelphimorphia
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Insectivora
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Lagomorpha
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Rodentia
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Xenarthra
Scientific Names - Common Names

For more information, view the Mammalian Species account for this species.

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