Noctilio leporinus (Linnaeus 1758)

Bezerra, Alexandra M. R. & Marinho-Filho, Jader, 2010, Bats of the Paranã River Valley, Tocantins and Goiás states, Central Brazil, Zootaxa 2725, pp. 41-56 : 50

publication ID

1175-5326

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scientific name

Noctilio leporinus (Linnaeus 1758)
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Noctilio leporinus (Linnaeus 1758)

Distribution. From Mexico southward Guianas, Trinidad, Greater and Lesser Antilles, Bahamas, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil, northern Argentina, and Paraguay. In Brazil it occurs in the states of Amazonas, Amapá, Bahia, Ceará, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Pará, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Roraima, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, and São Paulo ( Reis et al, 2007).

Habitat. This species is primarily eating fish, inhabiting tropical lowland habitats and roosting over ponds and quiet streams, estuaries of major rivers, bays and lagoons along coastlines ( Hood & Jones 1984).In the present study, three specimens were collected near in a sandy portion of the edge of the São Domingos River (12° 54’ 50.8” S, 47° 34’ 0.7” W), in Paranã, TO, and in front of a weir (13 o 36’ 29.2” S, 46 o 46’ 39.3” W) in São Domingos, GO GoogleMaps .

Voucher specimens. Six females – CHUNB 1199, 1200, 1201, 1202, 1203, and 1204; three males – CHUNB 1198 View Materials , 1218 View Materials , and 1219 .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Mammalia

Order

Chiroptera

Family

Noctilionidae

Genus

Noctilio