Great fruit-eating bats (Artibeus lituratus) range from Mexico to Southern Brazil. ( Bello-Gutierrez, et al., ; Brinklov, et al., ; Oprea, et al., ; Stockwell. Subgenus, Artibeus (Artibeus) Leach, Species, Artibeus lituratus (Olfers, ) – great fruit-eating bat, Great Fruit-eating Bat. Direct Children: Subspecies . AnAge entry for Artibeus lituratus. Classification (HAGRID: ) Genus: Artibeus; Species: Artibeus lituratus; Common name: Great fruit-eating bat.

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Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V. Commissaris’s long-tongued bat G. Little white-shouldered bat A. Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends.

Velvety fruit-eating bat E. However, more research is needed to fully understand the plant species that make up the diet of great fruit-eating bats, in order to pinpoint the specific species of seeds they disperse.

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Echolocation is the process of emitting sound waves and then analyzing the returning echoes to determine food location and nearby obstacles. Brown fruit-eating bat A. Great stripe-faced bat V. Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. This article about a leaf-nosed bat is a stub. Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities.


Synapomorphy of the Bilateria. In northern neotropical regions, reproductive patterns are monoestrous, while in southern regions seasonal bimodal polyestry two reproduction peaks annually during the wet season is observed.

It is hypothesized that great fruit-eating bats do this in order to avoid being spotted by predators like owls.

Artibeus lituratus

More research needed to fully understand the reproductive behavior and patterns of great fruit-eating bats. Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. The bats will fly around the fruit, take a bite, and perform a twisting movement to remove the fruit from the tree.

Cuban fig-eating bat Atribeus. Accessed December 31, at https: Great fruit-eating bats are unique as they use scent in conjunction with echolocation to locate fruit.

Large fruit-eating bat A. Great fruit-eating bats are mostly tree dwelling, roosting in tree cavities or on branches. A note on the diet and foraging behavior qrtibeus Artibeus lituratus Chiroptera,Phyllostomidae in an urban park in southeastern Brazil.

The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support. Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C. The Great fruit-eating bat roosting areas range from 0. Subfamily Stenodermatinae Ametrida Little white-shouldered bat A. Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control.


Ter Hofstede and Artibbeus, White-winged vampire bat D. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

Extant species of family Phyllostomidae. Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Godman’s long-tailed bat C. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. California leaf-nosed bat M. Hairy little fruit bat R. Vieira’s adtibeus bat X. To cite this page: However, each harem has only one male.

Bidentate yellow-eared bat V.

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These bats have light to dark brown fur. Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Ega long-tongued bat S. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and lituratis college students.

Common vampire bat D.