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Glossophaga morenoi

Western Long-tongued Bat

Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae

 

Conservation Status: Least Concern.


The Western Long-tongued Bat is very similar in size and appearance to two other long-tongued bats, Commissaris's and Pallas's. This species is usually found at low elevations in thorn scrub or dry pine-oak forests. It roosts in caves, hollow trees, culverts, wells, and buildings.

Length:
Range: Head and Body: 52-58 mm; Tail: 5-11 mm

Weight:
Range: 7-9 g

References:

Martínez, L. & B. Villa R., 1938. Anales del Instituto de Biologia, Mexico, 9:347.

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Mammal Species of the World

Distribution of Glossophaga morenoi