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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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Ega long-tongued bat S.

Flat-faced fruit-eating bat

Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V. This page was last edited on 7 Mayat Greater round-eared bat T. Johns Hopkins University Presspp.

Pale spear-nosed bat P. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are nocturnal and herbivorous. Hairy-legged vampire bat D. The ears are acuminated and like many other leaf-nosed bats the nose bears a small, sharp xrtibeus which is used for echolocation.

Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Honduran white bat E. Vieira’s long-tongued bat X.


Least big-eared bat N. Captured bats can live up to ten years. Insular single leaf bat M. Three subspecies are currently recognised: The argibeus are dark brown or blackish, with white tips. Subfamily Stenodermatinae Ametrida Little white-shouldered bat A. It is sometimes considered a subspecies of the Jamaican 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.

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Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles created by Polbot.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are found through much of northern and central South America east of the Andes. Dark long-tongued bat L. Great stripe-faced bat V. They sleep in caves, houses, or other hideouts. Retrieved 29 Dec Artibeus jamaicensis — the best studied species — forms groups, consisting of one to three males, three to 14 females, and the shared offspring.

Antillean fruit-eating bat B. Large fruit-eating bat A.

Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are moderately sized bats, with adults measuring 8 pplanirostris 11 centimetres 3. The genus of the Neotropical fruit bats is divided into two sub-genera Artibeus and Koopmania.


Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Brazilian big-eyed bat C. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Views Read Edit View history. Niceforo’s big-eared bat T.

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Erophylla Brown flower bat E. Bidentate yellow-eared bat V. Retrieved from ” https: Desmodus Common vampire bat D.

Yellow-throated big-eared bat L. Flat-faced fruit-eating bat Conservation status. They live in different natural habitats and can be found in both forests and grasslands. Pygmy round-eared bat L. The patagiumthe skin between the legs, is very small, and they lack a tail — a general characteristic of the planigostris bats. Insular single leaf bat M. Brosset’s big-eared bat M.