Velvety fruit-eating bat

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Velvety fruit-eating bat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Enchisthenes
K. Andersen, 1906
Species: E. hartii
Binomial name
Enchisthenes hartii
Thomas, 1892
Enchisthenes hartii map.svg

Artibeus hartii Thomas, 1892

The velvety fruit-eating bat (Enchisthenes hartii) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is monotypic within the genus Enchisthenes.[citation needed] It is found in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Peru, the United States, and Venezuela.[1]


  1. ^ a b Muños, A.; Lew, D.; Sampaio, E.; Lim, B.; Peters, S.; Arroyo-Cabrales, J.; Álvarez-Castañeda, S.T.; Cuarón, A.D. & de Grammont, P.C. (2008). "Enchisthenes hartii". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T2130A9266386. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T2130A9266386.en. Retrieved 27 December 2017.