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Banksia Spinulosa

Bats Within the Park

Vespadelus vulturnus Nyctophylus geoffroyi
Little Forest Bat
Vespadelus vulturnus

Lesser Longeared Bat
Nyctophylus geoffroyi

Scientific Name Name Source
    Published Other
Pteropodidae Flying-foxes, Fruit-bats and Blossom-bats
Pteropus poliocephalus Grey-headed Flying-fox   2, 3
Pteropus scapulatus Little Red Flying-fox    
Rhinolophidae Horseshoe-bats
Rhinolophus megaphyllus Eastern Horseshoe-bat    
Emballonuridae Sheathtail-bats
Saccolaimus flaviventris Yellow-bellied Sheathtail-bat    
Molossidae Freetail-bats
Mormopterus norfolkensis East-coast Freetail-bat 1 3
Mormopterus sp.1 Eastern Freetail-bat 1  
Tadarida australis White-striped Freetail-bat 1  
Vespertilionidae Vespertilionid Bats
Miniopterus australis Little Bentwing-bat 1  
Miniopterus schreibersii Common Bentwing-bat 1  
Nyctophilus geoffroyi Lesser Long-eared Bat   2
Nyctophilus gouldii Gould's Long-eared Bat 4  
Chalinolobus dwyeri Large-eared Pied Bat  
Chalinolobus gouldii Gould's Wattled Bat 1, 4  
Chalinolobus morio Chocolate Wattled Bat 1, 4  
Falsistrellus tasmaniensis Eastern Falsistrelle 4  
Myotis adversus Large-footed Myotis 4  
Scotorepens balstoni Inland Broad-nosed Bat 1  
Scoteanax orion Eastern Broad-nosed Bat 1, 4  
Scoteanax rueppellii Greater Broad-nosed Bat 4  
Scotorepens greyii Little Broad-nosed Bat    
Vespadelus darlingtoni Large Forest Bat    
Vespadelus regulus Southern Forest Bat    
Vespadelus troughtoni Eastern Cave bat    
Vespadelus pumilus Eastern Forest Bat 4  
Vespadelus vulturnus Little Forest Bat 1, 4 2

Grey-headed Flying Fox East-coast Freetail Bat, Mormopterus norfolkensis

East-coast Freetail Bat
Mormopterus norfolkensis

Grey-headed Flying Fox
Pteropus poliocephalus

1. Vertebrate Fauna Survey of Lower Hunter National Park
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Lucas Grenadier, Michael Roderick, Dr. Michael Mahony, Glenn Hoye and Rachel Betts (Contributors)
Department of Biological Sciences and TUNRA Pty Ltd.
University of Newcastle
June 2001
2. Fauna Survey of Werakata National Park
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
As yet unpublished, March 2005
3. John Goswell, local resident
4. HEZ Flora and Fauna Assessment,
Stage 2 Spine Rd,
January 2005,
Prepared by Herper Somers O'Sullivan

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