Residues of DDT and its metabolites have been found in Long-legged Myotis (Myotis volans) in Oregon.
Kootenay Bat Project
- Distributed in the western part of North America from Alaska to Texas
- Populations occur throughout Columbia Basin
- Occurs primarily in coniferous forests but can also be found in riparian and desert habitats
- Roost sites include trees, cliffs, rock features and anthropogenic structures
- Mate in fall and fertilization is delayed until spring. Give birth to one young in spring or early summer in maternity colonies of up to hundreds of individuals
Listing and Date
Threats to Species
- Loss of foraging and roosting habitat (forestry, reservoir creation, mine deactivation)
For more information on this species, visit:
The BC Species and Ecosystem Explorer where you should enter "Long-Legged Myotis" or "Myotis volans" in the Species Name field.