General Description

Body fur brown. Ears short and rounded. Small flaps of skin (wattles) hanging on the lower lip and bases of ears. Body up to 6 cm long.


These bats roost in tree hollows and man-made structures. They feed almost exclusively on moths, which they catch by flying below the tree canopy.


Southern and eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania with scattered populations in central Australia.


Many areas, including forests.

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