Solitary fruit-eating bat

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Artibeus incomitatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Artibeus
Species: A. incomitatus
Binomial name
Artibeus incomitatus
Kalko & Handley, 1994

The solitary fruit-eating bat (Artibeus incomitatus) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae.[2] It is endemic to a small (3.4 km2) island off the Caribbean coast of Panama, Isla Escudo de Veraguas, and is considered to be critically endangered.[1] The species is frugivorous.[1] It is closely related to A. watsoni.[2]


  1. ^ a b c Pino, J. & Samudio, R. (2008). "Artibeus incomitatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 14 July 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Simmons, N.B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 418. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.