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Artibeus toltecus

Toltec Fruit-eating Bat

Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae


Conservation Status: Least Concern.

Toltec Fruit-eating Bats are similar in appearance and habits to Aztec Fruit-eating Bats, but are usually found at lower elevations. They are common to abundant in evergreen forest, clearings, and fruit groves. They roost in caves, buildings, and among the trunks of fig trees; they also use leaf-tents for shelter.

Range: Head and Body: 59-65 mm

Range: 14-20 g


Saussure, M.H., 1860. Revue et Magasin de Zoologie Pure et Appliquée, Paris, ser. 2, 12:427.


Mammal Species of the World

Mammalian Species, American Society of Mammalogists' species account

Distribution of Artibeus toltecus