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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Artibeus planirostris (Spix, ) – Overview

Southern long-nosed bat L. White-winged vampire bat D.

Extant species of family Phyllostomidae. Niceforo’s big-eared bat T. Velvety fruit-eating bat E. The genus of the Neotropical fruit bats is divided into two sub-genera Artibeus and Koopmania. Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat Aartibeus. The Neotropical fruit bats Artibeus are a genus of bats within the subfamily Stenodermatinae.


The ears are acuminated and like many other leaf-nosed bats the nose bears a small, sharp leaf which is used for echolocation. Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L.

Hairy little fruit bat R. Antillean fruit-eating bat B. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are nocturnal and herbivorous. Bidentate yellow-eared bat V. Southern long-nosed bat L. Retrieved 29 Dec Jamaican flower bat Planlrostris. Phylloderma Pale-faced bat P.

Artibeus – Wikipedia

Underwood’s long-tongued bat H. Genetic analysis has also shown that the two species may not be closely related. As their name suggests, the bats have a broad skull with a short snout. White-winged vampire bat D.

Commissaris’s long-tongued bat G. Three subspecies are currently recognised: Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. The fur is colored brown or gray on the top; the bottom side is brighter. Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V.

Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. Gestation lasts at least three and a half months, and results in the birth of a single young. Red fruit bat S.


Johns Hopkins University Press. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Brosset’s big-eared bat M. This page was last edited on 18 Septemberat Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are found through much of northern and central South America east of the Andes.

Godman’s long-tailed bat C. They live in different natural habitats and can be found in both forests and grasslands.

Artibeus planirostris

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hairy-legged vampire bat D. The patagiumthe skin between the legs, is very small, and they lack a tail — a general characteristic of the fruit bats.