De Winton's long-eared bat

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De Winton's long-eared bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Vespertilionidae
Genus: Laephotis
Species: L. wintoni
Binomial name
Laephotis wintoni
Thomas, 1901

De Winton's long-eared bat (Laephotis wintoni) is a species of vesper bat in the family Vespertilionidae. It can be found in the following countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, South Africa, and Tanzania. It is found in these habitats: dry savanna, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, and subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland. It is considered a Least Concern. A young De Winton is called a pup.


  • Schlitter, D. 2004. Laephotis wintoni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 9 July 2007.

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