Lonchorhina aurita, also known as Tome’s Long Eared Bat, is found from southern Mexico through Central America and into South America, south to Peru and. Lonchorhina aurita – # Side view of adult suspended in air, noseleaf and ear in focus. Lonchorhina aurita – # Request Full Size Image. PDF | Lonchorhina aurita (Tome’s sword-nosed bat) is a locally rare/restricted bat species distributed from the northerly ranges of Veracruz.

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Prior to their find, it was believed that the bat had been extinct in Bolivia for 72 years. Melissa’s yellow-eared bat Auria.

Retrieved from ” https: Lionycteris Chestnut long-tongued bat L. Other Physical Features endothermic bilateral symmetry Range mass 10 to 16 g 0. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Lonchorhina aurita.

Carollia Short-tailed leaf-nosed bats Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. Red fruit bat S. Pygmy round-eared bat L. ADW lonchornina cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.


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Lonchorhina aurita is found primarily in forested habitats, but may also sometimes be found in agricultural areas Lassieur and Wilson konchorhina Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L.

The dental formula of L. Terrestrial Biomes forest rainforest scrub forest Physical Description Lonchorhina aurita varies from mm in length. Pale spear-nosed bat P. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. Jamaican flower bat P. Benkeith’s short-tailed bat C. In one instance, a member of this species was found with fruit in its digestive system Fleming, et al Least big-eared bat N.

Brosset’s big-eared bat M. Underwood’s long-tongued bat H. Desmodus Common vampire bat D. 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.

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Chestnut long-tongued bat L. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: It is also found in the Bahamasas is known only from one specimen collected on the island of New Providence. Tomes’s sword-nosed bat Conservation status.

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Large fruit-eating bat A. Erophylla Brown flower bat E. Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. Great stripe-faced bat V.


Tomes’s sword-nosed bat

Velvety fruit-eating bat E. White-winged vampire bat D. Help us improve the site by taking our survey.

The Animal Diversity Web is an educational resource written largely by and for college students. Insular single leaf bat M. Glossary Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World.

Cuban fig-eating bat P. Little white-shouldered bat A. Economic Importance for Humans: Commissaris’s long-tongued bat G.

Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Retrieved 31 October It meets the criteria for this category because it has a wide geographic range and is unlikely to be experiencing rapid population decline.

In other words, Central and South America. Its fur is dark brown or black in color, while the patagia are black.