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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Erophylla Brown flower bat E. White-winged vampire bat D. Vieira’s long-tongued bat X. Honduran white bat E. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Johns Hopkins University Presspp.

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Bokermann’s nectar bat L. Phylloderma Pale-faced bat P. Most species live in large groups. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Plznirostris fig-eating bat A.

FLAT-FACED FRUIT-EATING BAT Artibeus planirostris FAUNA PARAGUAY

Artibeus Leach Ega long-tongued bat S. The snout bears a prominent triangular nose-leaf. Carollia Short-tailed planiorstris bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C.

Southern long-nosed bat L. California leaf-nosed bat M. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. Bokermann’s nectar bat L. Three subspecies are currently recognised: Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles created by Polbot.

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Godman’s long-tailed bat C.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from November The flat-faced fruit-eating bat Artibeus planirostris is a South American species [1] of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. Desmodus Common vampire bat D.

Views Read Edit View history. Brosset’s big-eared bat M. Red fruit bat S.

Artibeus planirostris

Neotropical fruit bats are found in an area that reaches from the north of Mexico and the Bahamasto northern Argentinathe Caribbean srtibeus included. Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Pale spear-nosed bat P. Views Read Edit View history. As their name suggests, the bats have a broad skull with a short snout. Big-eared woolly bat C. 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. Argibeus fur is brownish-grey over most of the body, becoming grey on the underparts, although there are faint whitish stripes on the face.

This page was last edited on artibrus Septemberat Captured bats can live up to ten years.

The genus of the Neotropical fruit bats is divided into two sub-genera Artibeus and Koopmania. Artibeus jamaicensis — the best studied species — forms groups, consisting of one to three males, three to 14 females, and the shared offspring. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L.

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Little white-shouldered bat A. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are nocturnal and herbivorous. Great stripe-faced bat V.

Niceforo’s big-eared bat T. Chestnut long-tongued bat L. This page was last edited on 7 Mayat Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are found through much of northern and central South America east of the Andes. Velvety fruit-eating bat E. Desmodus Common vampire bat D. Mammal Species of the World: Erophylla Brown flower bat E. Artibeus planirostris Spix Genetic analysis has also shown that the two species may not be closely related. Some species use large leaves to form “tents”, which provide shelter from the weather and hide them from predators.

Bidentate yellow-eared bat V. Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C.