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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Accessed August 25, at http: 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. Great fruit-eating bats will roost above ground from 2.

In recent years, it has been found that Great fruit-eating bats sometimes experience Alopecia, a syndrome that can cause hair loss.

Andersen’s fruit-eating bat D. Greater round-eared bat T. Little information is available about the parental investment involved in caring for the young of great fruit-eating bats. It is not yet known whether diet or hormones are the cause for the syndrome, but more research is being conducted.


Jamaican fig-eating bat A. Extant species of family Phyllostomidae.

Artibeus lituratus

Lituratud northern neotropical regions, reproductive patterns are monoestrous, while in southern regions seasonal bimodal polyestry two reproduction peaks annually during the wet season is observed. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe. Accessed August 22, at http: Great fruit-eating bat are frugivores; their diet consist of mainly fruits but they feed on nectar.

lihuratus Accessed August 24, at http: Brazilian big-eyed bat C. These bat harems may periodically change in numbers of individuals from 4 to 5 members up to 15 to 20 members.

Great fruit-eating bat

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ter Hofstede and Fenton, Hairy-legged vampire bat D. Great fruit-eating bat Conservation status. Morrison, Mating System polygynous More research needed to fully understand the reproductive behavior and patterns of great fruit-eating bats.

Accessed August 26, at http: The process artibeud which an animal locates itself with respect to other animals and objects by emitting sound waves and sensing the pattern aartibeus the reflected sound waves. Echolocation is the process of emitting sound waves and then analyzing the returning echoes to determine food location and nearby obstacles.


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Artibeus Artibeus lituratus EoL: 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. Phylloderma Liguratus bat P. Erophylla Brown flower lituratsu E. Desmodus Common vampire bat D. Melissa’s yellow-eared bat V. Cuban fig-eating bat P. On nights when full moons occur, the feeding and hovering times decrease.

Being a frugivore, the bats disperse seeds from fruit in their fecal matter. Views Read Edit View history.

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Insular single leaf bat M.