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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Desmodus Common vampire bat D. Commissaris’s long-tongued bat G. Bokermann’s nectar bat L.

They live in different natural habitats and can be found in both forests and grasslands. Velvety fruit-eating bat E. Insular single leaf bat M. Genetic analysis has also shown that the two species may not be closely related.


Brown flower bat E. The snout bears a prominent triangular nose-leaf. Subfamily Stenodermatinae Ametrida Little white-shouldered bat A. Vieira’s long-tongued bat X. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles created by Polbot.

The flat-faced fruit-eating bat Artibeus planirostris is a South American species [1] of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. Brown fruit-eating bat A. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. Mexican long-tongued bat C. Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C. Some artibehs use large leaves to form “tents”, which provide shelter from the weather and hide them from predators.


The aribeus of the Neotropical fruit bats is divided into two sub-genera Artibeus and Koopmania. Great stripe-faced bat V. Cuban fig-eating bat P. Yellow-throated big-eared bat L.

Retrieved from ” https: Bokermann’s nectar bat L. Gestation lasts at least three and a half months, and results in the birth of a single young. The ears are triangular, with rounded tips, although short compared with those of many other bats, and with a small tragus.


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Johns Hopkins University Press. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Planriostris. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Andersen’s fruit-eating bat D. Common vampire bat D. Erophylla Brown flower bat E. Dark long-tongued bat L.

Artibeus planirostris

The offspring usually consists of one young, which is weaned after two months and becomes sexually plznirostris at an age of eight to twelve months. The diet of these bats mainly consists of fruit, but they eat pollen and insects too.

Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C.