Scientific Name
Lasiurus xanthinus
Family
Vespertilionidae
Global Conservation Status (IUCN)
Least Concern

Data Sheet

Pronunciation: lay-zee-your-us zan-thigh-nuss

The western yellow bat is from the family Vespertilionidae. It is found in Mexico and the southwestern United States. This species roosts in trees such as Populus Fremontii, Platanus Wrightii, and Quercus Arizonica. There is still much to be learned about this species.