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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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More research needed to fully understand the reproductive behavior and patterns of great fruit-eating bats.

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Great fruit-eating bat (Artibeus lituratus) longevity, ageing, and life history

The Great fruit-eating bat roosting areas range from 0. On nights when full moons occur, the feeding and hovering times decrease. Accessed August 22, at http: Synapomorphy of the Bilateria.

Greater round-eared bat T. Godman’s long-tailed bat C. Brown fruit-eating bat A.


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. Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Pale spear-nosed bat P. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae.


Great fruit-eating bats are one of the largest fruit eating canopy bats, with a long wingspan used to travel long distances in search of fruit among the canopies and trees. Liturauts Artibeus lituratus EoL: Views Read Edit View history.

Great fruit-eating bats are mostly tree dwelling, roosting in tree cavities or on branches. Erophylla Brown flower bat E.

Great fruit-eating bats remove fruit from trees and take it back to a feeding area. Great fruit-eating bats vary reproductive patterns regionally. Artibeus intermedius Allen Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C. Brown flower bat E. White-winged vampire bat D. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Velvety fruit-eating bat E. California leaf-nosed bat M. Morphology and flight manoeuvrability in New World leaf-nosed bats Chiroptera: It is not yet known whether diet or hormones are the cause for the syndrome, but more research is being conducted.


Jamaican flower bat P. Great fruit-eating bats will roost above ground from 2.

Artibeus lituratus

Big-eared woolly litratus C. The great fruit-eating bat Artibeus lituratus is a bat species in the family Phyllostomidae from South and Central America. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. Range number of offspring 1 to 2 Little information is available about the parental investment involved liyuratus caring for the young of great fruit-eating bats.

In recent years, it has been found that Great fruit-eating bats sometimes experience Alopecia, a syndrome that can cause hair loss. Lionycteris Chestnut long-tongued bat L. This page was last edited on 20 Octoberat Least big-eared bat N.