Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Chiroptera > Family: Vespertilionidae > Genus: Eptesicus > Species: Eptesicus bottae > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Eptesicus bottae anatolicus Felten, 1971 Fauna Europaea (2005)

Botta's serotine - Eptesicus bottae (Peters, 1869)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Not evaluated (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Mediterranean - Unknown
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 3 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • heathland and shrub
  • sparsely vegetated land
May also occur in
  • grassland
  • urban
  • wetlands
Natura 2000 species code 2651


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

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Least Concern


Not evaluated


Not evaluated

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

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Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Botta's serotine English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Mroczek Botty Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Murciélago de huerta turco Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Sérotine de Botta French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Eptesicus anatolicus Felten, 1971
Eptesicus bottae innesi Lataste, 1887
Eptesicus bottae hingstoni Thomas, 1919
Eptesicus bottae ognevi Bobrinskii, 1918
Eptesicus bottae omanensis Harrison, 1976
Vesperus bottae Peters, 1869

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Reportnet deliveries

Files delivered through Reportnet with relevance to this species.

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Released Coverage Envelope File
2015-07-31 Greece Habitats Directive Article 17 29_12_2014 submission GR GR_species_reports-15723-10453.xml
2014-02-16 Cyprus Article 17 Reporting 2007 - 2012 Species Reports
2008-02-21 Greece Hellas Species questionnaire for Eptesicus bottae
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