Morphological description Life history Distribution Habitat Roost sites and roosting patterns Emergence and flight pattern Foraging behaviour Echolocation calls Status and protection
· Fur thick, brown, pale whitish ventrally.
· Bats we measured had forearm length37.6mm (adult male; 38.8mm (adult female). Measurements given by Smith & Xie (2008) are forearm length = 36-42 mm.
· The hind foot length is less than half the tibia length, and the wing membrane attaches at the heel. Calcar has a small keel.
· Little known
The species is found in NE, C and S China, though the wide geographic separation between N and S populations deserves attention. Bats we studied came from Jilin Province.
· Little known. Type series found in bamboo holes at 760m.
· Little known other than has been found in bamboo holes.
· Little known.
· Not known.
· There is no estimation of population size for China.
· The fraternal myotis is listed as RL-VU A1acd in China (Smith & Xie 2008). IUCN status is RL-LR/nt (1994).