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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To cite this page: Yellow-throated big-eared bat L. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed artibeuus L. During winters, most groups consist of 4 to 5 members as food availability may have the largest influence on group size.

Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. Subfamily Stenodermatinae Ametrida Little white-shouldered bat A. Accessed August 25, at http: Chestnut long-tongued bat L. Journal of ZoologyVol. Artibeus lituratus great fruit-eating bat Facebook. Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V.

Little information is available about any negative impacts of this species to humans. Range number of offspring 1 to 2 Little information is available about the parental investment involved in caring for the young of great fruit-eating bats.

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Pygmy round-eared bat L. Stockwell, Other Physical Features endothermic bilateral symmetry Average mass Great fruit-eating bats may also serve as a host for parasitic bat flies and mites.

Godman’s long-tailed bat C. The Great fruit-eating bat roosting areas range from 0. The harem will later follow the scouts to the tree location for feeding. The process by which an animal locates itself with respect to other animals and objects by emitting sound waves and sensing the pattern of the reflected sound waves.

Great fruit-eating bats play a significant role in the ecosystem. This article about a leaf-nosed bat is a stub. Insular single leaf bat M. Echolocation is lturatus process of emitting sound waves and then analyzing the returning echoes to determine food location and nearby obstacles. The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. White-winged vampire bat D. Velvety fruit-eating bat E.

Great fruit-eating bats will roost above ground from 2. Great fruit-eating bats, like many other bats, use echolocation for orientation and locating food. More research needed to fully understand the reproductive behavior and patterns lituraatus great fruit-eating bats. Great fruit-eating bats are one of the fruit-eating bat species that plays a significant role in the seed dispersal of plants in forests as well as in urban areas.


Great fruit-eating bats have dispersed to urban areas, however, where they may roost in buildings.

Great fruit-eating bat

Great fruit-eating bat Conservation status. Great fruit-eating bats vary reproductive patterns regionally.

Morrison, Communication and Perception Great fruit-eating bats, like many other bats, use echolocation for orientation and locating food. A note on the diet and foraging behavior of Artibeus lituratus Chiroptera,Phyllostomidae in an urban park in southeastern Brazil. In other words, Central and South America. Andersen’s fruit-eating bat D.

Great fruit-eating bats have an average body mass of 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.

The Journal of Experimental BiologyVol. Great fruit-eating bats remove fruit from trees and take it back to a feeding area. Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey.

Great fruit-eating bats will change feeding behavior according to moonlight. However, each harem has only one male.