Morphometric differentiation and species status of the allopatric fruit-eating bats Artibeus jamaicensis and A. planirostris in Venezuela. Studies on Neotropical. By Lydia Hollis. Published 15 July by the American Society of Mammalogists. Artibeus planirostris (Spix, ). Flat-faced Fruit-eating Bat. Phyllostoma. Artibeus planirostris (Spix, ) (Phyllostomidae) is the commonest and the second largest frugivorous bat inhabiting the Pantanal floodplain and its.

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Little is known about the reproduction of many species. Phylloderma Pale-faced bat P. Great stripe-faced bat V. Ega long-tongued bat S. Underwood’s long-tongued bat H.

They feed almost artibesu on fruit, although they may also eat small quantities of insects and mites. Mexican long-tongued bat C. Jamaican fig-eating bat A. The offspring usually consists of one young, which is weaned after two months and becomes sexually mature at an age of eight to twelve months. Cuban fig-eating bat P. In a few species, the faces have four light-colored stripes. Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Yellow-throated big-eared bat L.


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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cuban fig-eating bat P. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are nocturnal and herbivorous. Large fruit-eating bat A. Ega long-tongued bat S. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the Planirotris fruit bat[2] but can be distinguished by its larger size, the presence of faint stripes on the face, and of a third molar tooth on each side of the upper jaw.

Honduran white bat E. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Godman’s long-tailed bat C. The genus of the Neotropical fruit bats is divided into two sub-genera Artibeus and Koopmania. Southern long-nosed bat L.

The ears are triangular, with rounded tips, although short compared with those of many other bats, and with a small tragus. Dark long-tongued bat L. planieostris

Artibeus planirostris

Erophylla Brown flower bat E. Views Read Edit View history. Jamaican flower bat P. Erophylla Brown flower bat E. Johns Hopkins University Presspp. Andersen’s fruit-eating bat D. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Retrieved from ” https: Antillean fruit-eating bat B.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Flat-faced fruit-eating bat Conservation status.

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Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd edBaltimore: Hairy little fruit bat R. Bokermann’s planirodtris bat L. Greater round-eared bat T. Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C.

Red fruit bat S. Most species live in large groups. Little white-shouldered bat A. Brown flower bat E.