Brock's yellow-eared bat

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Brock's yellow-eared bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Vampyriscus
Species: V. brocki
Binomial name
Vampyriscus brocki
Peterson, 1968

Vampyressa brocki

Brock's yellow-eared bat (Vampyriscus brocki) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae, the leaf-nosed bats. It is native to South America, where it occurs in Brazil, Colombia, Guyana, Suriname,[1] French Guiana, and Peru.[2]

This bat lives in evergreen forest. It eats mostly fruit. It breeds during the rainy season.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Sampaio, E., Lim, B. & Peters, S. 2008. Vampyriscus brocki. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 02 March 2016.
  2. ^ (Spanish) Pacheco, D. C. R., & Pacheco, V. (2015). Taxonomía y distribución de Vampyriscus brocki Peterson, 1968 (Phyllostomidae: Chiroptera) en Perú y primer registro para Ucayali. Therya, 6(3), 625-642.