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Pronunciation: [ma͡ɪˈə͡ʊtiz] (IPA)

Myotis refers to a genus of small, insectivorous bats commonly found in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The word "myotis" is derived from Greek, meaning "mouse ear", which describes the small, pointed ears of the bat. Synonyms for myotis include mouse-eared bat, mouse-eared myotis, whiskered bat, and little brown bat. These synonyms describe the physical characteristics of the myotis bat, with their small size, brown fur, and pointed ears. They are commonly found in caves, trees, and man-made structures, and often play an important role in controlling insect populations. Despite their small size, myotis bats have strong flight abilities and are known for their agility and speed.

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Usage examples for Myotis

E Harding, 1. The long-eared myotis is not uncommon in and around wooded buttes.
"Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota"
Kenneth W. Andersen
myotis volans interior Miller.
"Mammals of the Grand Mesa, Colorado"
Sydney Anderson
1-8. 2. A New Bat of the Genus myotis from the High Sierra Nevada of California, by Hilda Wood Grinnell.
"The Subspecies of the Mountain Chickadee Vol. 17, No. 17, pp. 505-515"
Joseph Grinnell

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