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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Pale spear-nosed bat P. They live in different natural habitats and can be found in both forests and grasslands. Brown flower bat E.

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Three subspecies are currently recognised: Erophylla Brown flower bat E. Brazilian big-eyed bat C. Big-eared woolly bat C. The fur is brownish-grey over most of the artibus, becoming grey on the underparts, although there are faint whitish stripes on the face.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Commissaris’s long-tongued bat G. 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. In a few species, the faces have four light-colored stripes. Red fruit bat S. Red fruit bat S.

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Greater round-eared bat T. Genetic analysis has also shown that the two species may not be closely related.

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Johns Hopkins University Press. Brown fruit-eating bat A.

Artibeus planirostris Spix Like most bats, Neotropical fruit bats are nocturnal. Views Read Edit View history.

Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V. Large fruit-eating bat A.

Brown fruit-eating bat A. Jamaican fig-eating bat A. Artibeus aequatorialis Artibeus amplus Artibeus concolor Artibeus fimbriatus Artibeus fraterculus Artibeus hirsutus Artibeus inopinatus Artibeus jamaicensis Artibeus planirostriis Artibeus obscurus Artibeus planirostris Artibeus schwartzi.

The ears are acuminated and like many other leaf-nosed bats the nose bears a small, sharp leaf which is used for echolocation. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Brosset’s big-eared bat M.

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Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 7 Mayat Brazilian big-eyed bat C.


Yellow-throated big-eared bat L. Antillean fruit-eating bat B. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are moderately sized bats, with adults measuring 8 to 11 centimetres 3. Niceforo’s big-eared bat T.

Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V. A well-developed uropatagium stretches between the legs, but there is no visible tail. Underwood’s long-tongued bat H. Pale spear-nosed bat P.

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The wings are dark brown or blackish, with white tips. Godman’s long-tailed bat C. Common vampire bat D. Insular single ;lanirostris bat M. They feed almost entirely on fruit, although they may also eat small quantities of insects and mites. Little white-shouldered bat A. Big-eared woolly bat C.