Plecotus rafinesquii (Rafinesque’s Big-eared Bat)
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Habitat: Forests and woodlands.

Habits: This species is not common in Oklahoma. Hollow trees, crevices under tree bark, and buildings are used as roosts (although caves may be used for hibernation) and nursery colonies (10-30 females). This bat probably feeds in dense foliage, gleaning insects from leaves. Females give birth to a single young in May or June.


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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