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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The ears are triangular, with rounded tips, although short compared with those of many other bats, and with a small tragus. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Honduran white bat E. Honduran white bat E. Flat-faced fruit-eating bats are moderately sized bats, with adults measuring 8 to 11 centimetres 3.


The Neotropical fruit bats Artibeus are a genus of bats within the subfamily Stenodermatinae. Common vampire bat D. Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C.

Bidentate yellow-eared bat V. Hairy-legged vampire bat D. Vieira’s long-tongued bat X. Brosset’s big-eared bat M.

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Views Read Edit View history. Desmodus Common vampire bat D. Yellow-throated big-eared bat L. Velvety fruit-eating bat E. Bokermann’s nectar bat L.

Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V. Little is known about the reproduction of many species. Great stripe-faced bat V.

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Large fruit-eating bat A. Gestation lasts at least three and a half months, and results in the birth of a single young. Little white-shouldered bat A. Cuban atibeus bat P. Brazilian big-eyed bat C.

Pygmy round-eared bat L. Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C. Large fruit-eating bat A.

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They feed almost entirely on fruit, although they may also eat small quantities of insects and mites. Some species use large leaves to form “tents”, which provide shelter from the weather and hide them from predators. Hairy little fruit bat R. Vieira’s long-tongued bat X.


Great stripe-faced bat V. Extant species of family Phyllostomidae. Jamaican flower bat P.

Artibeus aequatorialis Artibeus amplus Artibeus concolor Artibeus fimbriatus Artibeus fraterculus Artibeus hirsutus Artibeus inopinatus Artibeus jamaicensis Artibeus lituratus Artibeus obscurus Artibeus planirostris Artibeus schwartzi.

The flat-faced fruit-eating bat Artibeus planirostris is a South American species [1] of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. Flat-faced fruit-eating bat Conservation status.