Bats in this family are also known as vesper or simple-nosed bats. Vespertilionidae is the most diverse and widely distributed of all bat families. They come in many forms and occupy a wide range of habitats. There are more than 300 species in this family and they are distributed on every continent on Earth except Antarctica.
Below are the species in the Vespertilionidae family that can be found in Kyoto and Shiga.
Click on the species to learn more about them.