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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Extant species of family Phyllostomidae.

Bokermann’s nectar bat L. Little white-shouldered bat A. In a few species, the faces have four light-colored stripes. Hairy little fruit bat R.

Captured bats can live up to ten years. Andersen’s fruit-eating bat D. Underwood’s long-tongued bat H.

Erophylla Brown flower bat E. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. Little white-shouldered bat A.

They sleep in caves, houses, or other hideouts. Dark long-tongued bat L.

Artibeus planirostris (Spix, ) – Overview

A well-developed uropatagium stretches between planiroztris legs, but there is no visible tail. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are nocturnal and herbivorous.


Hairy-legged vampire bat D. Yellow-throated big-eared bat L.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Brazilian big-eyed bat C. Phylloderma Pale-faced bat P. Artibeus jamaicensis — the best studied species — forms groups, consisting of one to three males, three to 14 females, and the shared offspring. 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. 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.

Andersen’s fruit-eating bat D. California leaf-nosed bat M. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Views Read Edit View history. Artibeus planirostris Spix Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C.

Flat-faced fruit-eating bat

Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are moderately sized bats, with adults planirkstris 8 to 11 centimetres 3.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The genus of the Neotropical fruit bats is divided into two sub-genera Artibeus and Koopmania. Ega long-tongued bat S. Insular single leaf bat M. Greater round-eared bat T. Big-eared woolly bat C.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Brosset’s big-eared bat M. The ears are triangular, with rounded tips, although short compared with those of many other bats, and with a small tragus.

White-winged vampire bat D. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. They live in different natural habitats and can be found in both forests and grasslands. Least big-eared bat N. Honduran white bat E. As their name suggests, the bats have a broad skull with a short snout.

Brown flower bat E.