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The Whiskered Bat (Myotis mystacinus) is a small European bat with long fur. Although uncommon, M. mystacinus is often found around human habitation and around water; it is similar to Brandt's bat Myotis brandtii, from which it was distinguished as a separate species only in 1970.

Echolocation[]

The frequencies used by M. mystacinus for echolocation lie between 34-102 kHz, have most energy at 53 kHz and have an average duration of 3.0 ms

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