Bogotá yellow-shouldered bat

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Bogotá yellow-shouldered bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Sturnira
Species: S. bogotensis
Binomial name
Sturnira bogotensis
Shamel, 1927

The Bogotá yellow-shouldered bat (Sturnira bogotensis) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae.[2] It is found in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela at altitudes from 300 m to above 2000 m, particularly in cloud forest.[1] The species is primarily frugivorous; it may also consume nectar and pollen.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Pacheco, V.; Aguirre, L. & Mantilla, H. (2008). "Sturnira bogotensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 Feb 2011. 
  2. ^ 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. 414. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.