Status of the Fringed Myotis in British ColumbiaMicroform - 1995
The fringed myotis (Myotis thysanodes) is a small insectivorous bat. In British Columbia, it occurs at the northernmost extent of its North American distribution and is designated as a vulnerable species. This report describes the general biology of the fringed myotis, including its migration, behavior, and adaptability; its habitat and spatial distribution; observed population size and population trend; legal protection status in British Columbia and the United States; and potential factors, such as habitat loss and climatic extremes, that may affect fringed myotis populations in the province. The report summarizes the special significance of the species and recommends a number of management options to protect the fringed myotis and its habitat.
Publisher: Victoria : Ministry of Environment, Lands & Parks, Wildlife Branch, 1995
Description: 17 p
Branch Call Number: MF BC-DOC 96-01611