Yellow-throated big-eared bat

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Yellow-throated big-eared bat
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Lampronycteris
Sanborn, 1949
Species: L. brachyotis
Binomial name
Lampronycteris brachyotis
Dobson, 1879
Synonyms
  • Micronycteris brachyotis Dobson, 1879
  • Lampronycteris platyceps Sanborn, 1949

The yellow-throated big-eared bat or orange-throated bat[2] (Lampronycteris brachyotis) is a species of bat from South and Central America, where it ranges from southern Mexico to Brazil. It is monotypic within the genus Lampronycteris.[3] It is a frugivore and insectivore and is found in lowland forest up to an elevation of 700 m.[1] Activity is greatest in the first two hours after sunset, and peaks again after midnight.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Ochoa, J., Lew, D., Sampaio, E., Lim, B., Peters, S., Arroyo Cabrales, J., Álvarez Castañeda, S. T., Cuarón, A. D. & de Grammont, P. C. (2008). "Lampronycteris brachyotis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 24 Sept. 2011. 
  2. ^ Simmons, N. B. (2005). "Order Chiroptera". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 404. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 
  3. ^ Simmons, N. B. (2005). "Genus Lampronycteris". In Wilson, D. E.; Reeder, D. M. Mammal Species of the World (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 404. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494.