Colonial bats in Texas

Six species of colonial bats are known to occupy structures in Texas:

  • Big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus)
  • Cave myotis(Myotis velifer)
  • Eastern pipistrelle, tri-colored bat (Pipostrellus subflavu)
  • Evening bat (Nycticeius humeralis)
  • Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis; subspecies: T. b. Mexicana and T. b. cynocephala)
  • Southeastern myotis (Myotis austroriparius)