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Lichonycteris obscura

Dark Long-tongued Bat

Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae

 

Conservation Status: Least Concern.


Dark Long-tongued Bats are rare and poorly known. They have been seen in lowland evergreen forests and on plantations, and presumably eat nectar, pollen, fruit, and insects.

Length:
Range: Head and Body: 46-55 mm; Tail: 6-10 mm

Weight:
Range: 6-10 g

References:

Thomas, O., 1895. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, ser. 6, 16:55.

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Mammal Species of the World

Distribution of Lichonycteris obscura