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Noctilio leporinus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

greater bulldog bat
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Classification
Mammalia | Chiroptera | Noctilionidae
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Main reference
Rice, D.W. 1998. (Ref. 1522)
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Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Atlantic and Southeast Pacific: Noctilio leporinus mastivus: Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola (Dominican Rep), Puerto Rico, many islands in the Lesser Antilles; Noctilio leporinus leporinus: Ecuador, Peru, northern Brazil, Guiana, south throughout the Amazon basin; Noctilio leporinus rufescens: eastern Bolivia, Paraguay, southern Brazil, south to northeast Argentina (Ref. 1522).
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Feeds almost exclusively on fishes, frogs, and other aquatic organisms, both from fresh and saltwater (Ref. 2196); they often forage in company with mixed flocks of sea birds (Ref. 2197). Feeds almost exclusively on fishes, frogs, and other aquatic organisms, both from fresh and saltwater (Ref. 2196); they often forage in company with mixed flocks of sea birds (Ref. 2197).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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