Status of the Western Small-footed Myotis in British ColumbiaMicroform - 1995
The western small-footed myotis (Myotis ciliolabrum) is the smallest bat in British Columbia. Its range within the province is restricted to arid, low-elevation valleys in the dry interior, and the species is considered to be sensitive or vulnerable. This report describes the general biology of M. ciliolabrum, its habitat, geographic distribution, population size and trend, legal protection status in British Columbia and the United States, and possible factors such as human disturbance and climatic extremes which may affect the bat's abundance. The report reviews the special significance of the species and recommends management options for protecting M. ciliolabrum and its habitat.
Publisher: Victoria : Ministry of Environment, Lands & Parks, Wildlife Branch, 1995
Description: 14 p
Branch Call Number: MF BC-DOC 96-01612