tri-colored bat

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The tri-colored bat (Perimyotis subflavus), formerly the eastern pipistrelle, is a small (5 - 8 g), light brown bat. It gets its name from the coloration of its fur; the tips and bases are dark, while the mid-section is light. This is an eastern species, found from Nova Scotia to central America. In Colorado, it is restricted to the eastern plains, with only a few records in the state. In the eastern U.S., it can be found roosting in caves, mines, and tree cavities.