Mammal Details

Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat

Common Name 
Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat
Order
Chiroptera
Family
Vespertilionidae
Species Name 
Corynorhinus rafinesquii
Status 
Vulnerable
States 
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia
  • Distribution
  • Notes

Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat Distribution

Southeastern United States

TRIBE Plecotini; *Status is Vulnerable as Plecotus rafinesquii. Form small colonies in summer; smaller groups or solitary in winter. Hollow trees, behind bark, among leaves; found in areas without caves.

Ohio: This species may merely pass through southern Ohio.