|Description:||This image depicts the head of an Underwood’s mastiff bat, Eumops underwoodi. An insectivore, this flying mammal is a member of the family, Molossidae.|
E. underwoodi was placed on the Federal Government’s, Bureau of Land Management’s Sensitive Species list in October, 2000. It is a large bat, weighing 45 – 65gm, and has a wing span of 500 – 540mm. Its diet consists of nocturnal flying insects, which range in length from 6 – 60mm.