The white-winged vampire bat (Diaemus youngi (Jentink, )) is a group- living species that produces social calls in antiphonal exchanges. We document a new locality of Diaemus youngi in the Cerrado biome, extend the distribution in Mato Grosso do Sul state (southwestern Brazil), and present the. The white-winged vampire bat (Diaemus youngi (Jentink, )) is a group-living species that produces social calls in antiphonal exchanges.

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Velvety fruit-eating bat E. Jamaican fig-eating bat A. Dark long-tongued bat L. In birds, naked and helpless after hatching.

Large fruit-eating bat A. Keywords bats; distribution; urban area; secondary rainforest; Campo Grande. Blood must be defibrinated to prevent clotting.

Nowak, ; Schutt, et al. They are social animalsand should be maintained in colonies. Article Tools How to cite item.


Phylloderma Pale-faced bat P. Bat-species richness in the Pantanal floodplain and its surrounding uplands.

White-winged Vampire Bat (Diaemus youngi) ยท

Mammals of the Neotropics: Their colonies have dominance hierarchies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Andersen’s fruit-eating bat D. The status of populations is poorly known. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. Little information exists for this speceis.

The calcar is absent. Insular single leaf bat M. Revista Brasileira de Biologia However, inGerrit S.

Chrotopterus Big-eared woolly bat C. They are consistently assessed as least concern by the IUCN. The uropatagium and forearms are sparsely furred. Chestnut long-tongued bat L. Phyllostomid bats of lowland Amazonia: Tuttle, Known Predators snakes Serpentes birds of prey Falconiformes Ecosystem Roles There is insufficient information on Diaemus youngi and its potential role in the ecosystem.

However, they are morphologically similar to common vampire bats Desmodus rotundussuggesting that they may be capable of walking on the ground.

Downloaded on 16 September Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L. The mating system has not been documented in this species. Diaemus youngi Jentink, Mammalia, Chiroptera: However, little work has been done on this rare species, therefore the range may be larger than what has been documented. Interspecific associations among Peruvian bats at diurnal roosts and roost sites. While it is infrequently encountered, it has a broad distribution, and is tolerant of a variety of habitats.


There is no documented research on communication was found for this species. They have a peculiar short thumb with a single pad under the metacarpal.

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University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pp. Diaemus youngi is considered a pest because individuals sometimes feed on the blood of domestic poultry species. Journal of Mammalogy

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