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Noctilio leporinus   (Linnaeus, 1758)

greater bulldog bat
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Mammalia | Chiroptera | Noctilionidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Demersal.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

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).

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Rice, D.W. 1998. (Ref. 1522)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown