Bats of Florida Poster1

Meghan E. Lauer and Holly K. Ober 2

This poster shows photographs of the 13 species of bats that are resident to Florida. Text associated with each photo tells the common and scientific name of each species, as well as information on the types of structures in which each commonly roosts.


1. This document is WEC412, one of a series of the Wildlife Ecology and Conservation Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date June 2019. Visit the EDIS website at for the currently supported version of this publication.
2. Meghan E. Lauer, MS student, School of Forest Resources and Conservation; and Holly K. Ober, associate professor of wildlife ecology and wildlife Extension specialist, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, UF/IFAS North FLorida Research and Education Center, Quincy, FL 32351.