Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Mammalia > Order: Chiroptera > Family: Vespertilionidae > Genus: Myotis > Species: Myotis brandtii

Brandt's bat - Myotis brandtii (Eversmann, 1845)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Unknown
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Bad
Boreal - Unknown
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unknown
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 3 other international agreements
Most preferred habitats
  • urban
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • heathland and shrub
  • rivers and lakes
  • sparsely vegetated land
Natura 2000 species code 1320


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

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

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Brandt's bat English Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandt-denevér Hungarian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandtflaggermus Norwegian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandti lendlane Estonian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandtov netopir Slovenian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandtov šišmiš Croatian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandts fladdermus Swedish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandts flagermus Danish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Brandts vleermuis Dutch Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Branta naktssiksparnis Latvian Latvian NRC
Große Bartfledermaus German Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Grouss Baartflëntermaus Luxemburgish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Isoviiksisiippa Finnish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Murciélago de Brandt Spanish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Murin de Brandt French Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Netopier Brandtov Slovak Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Nocek Brandta Polish Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Vespertilio di Brandt Italian Mitchell-Jones, A.J. & al.
Synonym Author
Myotis brandti (Eversmann, 1845)
Vespertilio brandtii Eversmann, 1845
Vespertilio mystacinus sibiricus Kastschenko, 1905
Myotis mystacinus gracilis Ognev, 1927
Brachyotus mystacinus aureus Koch, 1863
Brachyotus mystacinus nigricans Fatio, 1869

Other resources

Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF search Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS search Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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