Medium-sized bat with long, woolly fur, which is rust-brown to remarkably fox-red coloured on the dorsal side. Ventral side is a poorly delineated pale yellowish-brown. Young animals are more grey coloured. The wings are relatively broad.
The smallest European horseshoe bat. The fluffy dorsal fur is brownish to yellowish-brown, young animals are generally grey. The wings are very broad, short and rounded. In hibernation the bat wraps itself completely within the flight membranes.
A large bat with a long, broad muzzle and long-broad ears. The dorsal fur is brown to reddish-brown, the ventral side dirty white or beige, often with yellowish colouring at the throat. Young animals are darker and grey.