Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Artibeus toltecus. Add a brief summary to this page. The Toltec fruit-eating bat (Dermanura tolteca) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is also sometimes called the ‘lowland fruit eating bat.’ (Source: . A Toltec fruit-eating bat (Artibeus toltecus)? in Panama. Portraits. Share on Facebook. Facebook. Share on Google+. Google+. Tweet about this.

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Brown fruit-eating bat A. Cuban fig-eating bat P. Red fruit bat S.

Artibeus toltecus

Its fur ranges from light brown in its northern habitats to blackish in Costa Rica and then paler in the northern ranges of South America. The species is frugivorous and feeds mostly on fruits of Constegia volcanalis[4] of Cecropia[1] and figs.

Phylloderma Pale-faced bat P. Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C.

Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Retrieved from ” https: Bidentate yellow-eared bat V. Insular single leaf bat M. Views Read Edit View history. The Toltec fruit-eating bat is a small bat usually weighing under 16 g. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. In progress issue alert. Brosset’s big-eared bat M. Antillean fruit-eating bat B. The Toltec roltecus bat may roost in caves and under banana leaves, [1] but it is also one of a variety of bats that build “tents” from plant leaves, using the leaves of Anthurium species to create diurnal roost that provide camouflage and protection from the weather.

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Toltec fruit-eating bat Conservation status. Brazilian big-eyed bat C. Honduran white bat E. Commissaris’s long-tongued bat G.

Dark long-tongued bat L. Yellow-throated big-eared bat L. Jamaican fig-eating bat A. Desmodus Common vampire bat D. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V. Vieira’s long-tongued bat X. Southern long-nosed bat L. Great stripe-faced bat V. Article PDF first page preview. Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C. Greater round-eared bat T. Andersen’s fruit-eating bat D. Most users should sign in with their email address.

Toltec Fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus toltecus) ยท

Extant species of family Phyllostomidae. Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

It inhabits mountain ranges at mid-altitudes. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. The bat modifies a single leaf to create its tent, cutting the basal nerve of the leaf with its teeth but not injuring the midline nerve of the leaf and thus leaving it alive.


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Niceforo’s big-eared bat T. The darker individuals are typically found in the more humid regions while the lighter ones are in relatively dry habitats. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Large fruit-eating bat A. Artibeus Dermanura toltecus EoL: Sign In or Create an Account.

Underwood’s long-tongued bat H.