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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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Insular single leaf bat M. Phylloderma Pale-faced bat P. Behavior Great fruit-eating bats live in groups called harems made up of one male and 2 to 5 females. Artibeus lituratus great fruit-eating bat Facebook. Least big-eared bat N. The harem will later follow the scouts to the tree location for feeding.

Artibeus lituratus

These bats have light to dark brown fur. Great fruit-eating bats will change feeding behavior according to moonlight. Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World. Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although liturstus may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. Velvety fruit-eating bat E.


Godman’s long-tailed bat C. Desmodus Common vampire bat D.

ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Ter Hofstede and Fenton, Alopecia in Bats from Tabasco, Mexico. Commissaris’s long-tongued bat G. Synapomorphy of the Bilateria.

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Underwood’s long-tongued bat H. Great fruit-eating bats are thought to have developed harems as a social structure and to help protect against predation, with one male to every few females.

Little information is available about the parental investment involved in caring for the young of great lituratud bats. More research needed to fully understand the reproductive behavior and patterns of great fruit-eating bats. Morrison, Communication and Perception Great fruit-eating bats, like many other bats, use echolocation for orientation and locating food.

Morphology and flight manoeuvrability in New World leaf-nosed bats Chiroptera: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Subfamily Lityratus Ametrida Little white-shouldered bat A. Morrison, ; Oprea, et al.


Great Fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus lituratus) ·

Great fruit-eating bat Conservation status. Echolocation is the process of emitting sound waves and then analyzing the returning echoes to determine food location and nearby obstacles. Brosset’s big-eared bat M. During winters, most groups consist of 4 to 5 members as food availability may have the largest influence on group size. Jamaican flower bat P. Accessed August 24, at http: Great stripe-faced bat V.


Great fruit-eating bats demonstrates a group-foraging behavior, where scouts are assigned to locate a tree with fruit and then “report” back to the harem. Cuban fig-eating bat P. Southern long-nosed bat L.

Extant species of family Phyllostomidae.