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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The diet of these bats mainly consists of fruit, but they eat pollen and insects too. Jamaican fig-eating bat A.

Lionycteris Chestnut long-tongued bat L. California leaf-nosed bat M. Desmodus Common vampire bat D. Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Extant species of family Phyllostomidae.

Subfamily Stenodermatinae Ametrida Little white-shouldered bat A. Genetic analysis has also shown that the two species may not be closely related. Johns Hopkins University Presspp. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles created by Polbot.


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Brosset’s big-eared bat M. Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. The offspring usually consists of one young, which is weaned after two months planirostrix becomes sexually mature at an age of eight to twelve months.

White-winged vampire bat D. The ears are triangular, with rounded tips, although short compared with those of many other bats, and with a small tragus. Commissaris’s long-tongued bat G. Red fruit bat S. Most species live in large groups.

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Retrieved planirostrks Dec A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd edBaltimore: Antillean fruit-eating bat B. Great stripe-faced bat V. Bidentate yellow-eared bat V. Flat-faced fruit-eating bat Conservation status.

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Greater round-eared bat T. This page was last edited on 7 Mayat Underwood’s long-tongued bat H. Godman’s long-tailed bat C. Big-eared woolly bat C. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Erophylla Brown flower bat E.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Bokermann’s nectar bat L. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are nocturnal and herbivorous. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are found through much of northern and central South America east of the Andes. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s artibeu bat L.


In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Neotropical fruit bats are found in an area that reaches from the north of Mexico and the Bahamasto northern Argentinathe Caribbean islands included. Yellow-throated big-eared bat L. The fur is brownish-grey over most of the body, becoming grey on the underparts, although there are faint whitish stripes on the face.

Extant artieus of family Phyllostomidae. Artibeus jamaicensis — the best studied species — forms groups, consisting of one to three males, three to 14 females, and the shared offspring. Little white-shouldered bat A. They feed almost entirely on fruit, although they may also eat small quantities of insects and mites.

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