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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Mammal Species of the World: Trajano captured and marked some specimens of A. Additional observations on Passiflora mucronatathe bat-pollinated passion flower.

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Some individuals have paler, often reddish, patches on the upper back, and extending onto the back of the neck and head. All premolars are triangular in lateral view except for P2; the central cusp is elevated and sharp, and the anterior and posterior cusps are smaller.

The dentition of glossophagine bats: The uropatagium is semicircular and bordered by a fringe of sparse hairs. As with most cave-dwelling bats, it typically shares its larger roosts with other species, including other species of tailless bat, as well as common big-eared bats annoura, vampire batsand others.

Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, is a phyllostomid commonly called the tailed tailless bat.

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Trypanosoma vespertilionis and Trypanosoma megadermae -type were listed as protozoan parasites for A. Further studies on the sex-chromosome systems of the American leaf-nosed bats Chiroptera, Phyllostomatidae. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


Brown fruit-eating bat A. In caves, they live in association with other species such as A. Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. This specimen was xnoura by Winge from caves near Lagoa Santa, and the nomenclature was updated by de Paula-Couto Batflies parasitic on anouraa phyllostomid bats in southern Brazil: Brazilian big-eyed bat C. Marcgraviaceae in southeastern Brazil.

Anoura caudifer ( Chiroptera : Phyllostomidae )

California leaf-nosed bat M. New World nectar-feeding bats: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. Anoura geoffroyi Phyllostomidae Digital Object Identifier. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, ; A. Following the Codeif the author does not indicate if the name is an adjective or a substantive, it should be treated as a noun in apposition, and the original spelling maintained.

The mammals of Paracou, French Guiana: The multiple sex chromosome system of American leaf-nosed bats Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae. Care and management of the longed-tonged bat, Glossophaga soricina Caudifed Nectar bats and their flowers across cloud forests of Ecuador and the effect of artificial nectar feeders Nora Rossana Maguina Conde Some individuals, however, have no tail at all, and these were once thought to represent a different species.

Anoura caudifer

Citing articles via Google Scholar. Antillean fruit-eating bat B.

Bats from urban and rural environments of the Distrito Federalmidwestern Brazil. Means and ranges mm of external characters for 8 specimens no determination on sex in Argentina were: In aonura projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.


It is frequently captured in many locations along its broad geographical distribution but insufficient data about population sizes are available.

Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. This is a relatively small species with an elongated muzzle, a long and protractile tongue, and generally dark brown pelage; it is 1 of 8 species in the genus Anoura. Basiophenoidal pits are present but shallow Barquez et al.

Anoura caudifer can be found in colonies from 5 to 15 individuals, in caves or in the foliage of certain trees such as Mangifera indica and plants in the genera Livistona and Attalea Ruschi anoufa Erophylla Brown flower bat E. The upper lip is smooth, lacking wrinkles or papillae.

Greenhall pointed out the lack of information on the importance of ventilation and circulation of air in laboratories housing bats. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

Little white-shouldered bat A. There was no statistically significant difference in the frequency of captures between the dry and rainy seasons Aguiar and Marinho-Filho Means and ranges mm for the same males and females in parentheses cited above for length caudier skull were: