Anoura caudifer (É. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, ) is a phyllostomid commonly called the tailed tailless bat. This is a relatively small species with. The tailed tailless bat (Anoura caudifer) is a species of leaf-nosed bat from South America. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c) ssolari, some rights reserved (CC. In the present study we analyzed the diet of the bat Anoura caudifer at the southernmost limit of its geographic distribution, the Atlantic Forest of southern Brazil.

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Means and ranges mm for cranial and dental measurements for the same anourz and females in parentheses cited above were: The nose leaf is small but well defined, taller than wide, and attached to the upper lip.

This media file is from Naturalis Biodiversity Centerdonated in the context of a partnership program. The interfemoral membrane of A. The cranium of these 2 species is also similar, but in A. OTRS stores a ticket related to anora donation at ticket: This is the case with A. California leaf-nosed bat M. Flower visitation by bats in cloud forests of western Ecuador.


The vomeronasal organ of A. Additional observations on Passiflora mucronatathe bat-pollinated passion flower. Means and ranges mm; rounded to tenths of external characters for 9 males and 12 females in parentheses collected from different localities in Ecuador Albuja-V. The habitat specificity and elevational range required by Anoura caudifera species primarily associated with higher elevations, results in a smaller distribution than implied in range maps.

Anoura caudifer can be found in colonies from 5 to 15 individuals, in caudider or in the foliage of certain trees such as Mangifera indica and plants in the genera Livistona and Attalea Ruschi Phillostomatidaein the laboratory, with observations on estivation induced by food deprivation.

This page was last edited on 24 Juneat Anoura geoffroyi Phyllostomidae Digital Object Identifier. In contrast to those from Argentina, A.

Anoura caudifer

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The genus Anoura contains 8 species Mantilla-Meluk and Baker Used with permission of the photographer M. Brown fruit-eating bat A. Big-eared woolly bat C.

Examination of their data suggested that the relationship between the genus Anoura and the remaining glossophagines was not resolvable because this genus is characterized by an autapomorphic karyotype.


Mexican long-tongued bat C.

Anoura caudifer ( Chiroptera : Phyllostomidae )

The tongue is long and protractile. Mammals of the Neotropics.

By clicking accept or continuing to use the site, you agree to the terms outlined in our Privacy PolicyTerms of Serviceand Dataset License. Great stripe-faced bat V. Southern long-nosed bat L. Bokermann’s nectar bat L. The nasal septum is thick and contains glands that also are observed in the lateral nasal caydifer. New species caudifed mammals from northern South America: The tailed tailless bat Anoura caudifer is a species of leaf-nosed bat from South America.

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