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Falsistrellus tasmaniensis

Eastern False Pipistrelle

Declared vulnerable in NSW.

The Eastern False Pipistrelle is relatively large with a head-body length of about 65 mm. It weighs up to 28 grams. It is dark to reddish-brown above and paler grey on its underside. It has long slender ears set well back on the head and some sparse hair on the nose.

It prefers taller trees on better soil types. It generally roosts in eucalypt hollows, but has also been found under loose bark on trees or in buildings and hibernates in winter.

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Species information

  • Falsistrellus tasmaniensis Scientific name
  • Eastern False Pipistrelle Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Very Rare / Threatened
  • Non-Invasive
  • Machine learning

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