Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Artibeus toltecus. Add a brief summary to this page. The Toltec fruit-eating bat (Dermanura tolteca) is a species of bat in the family Phyllostomidae. It is also sometimes called the ‘lowland fruit eating bat.’ (Source: . A Toltec fruit-eating bat (Artibeus toltecus)? in Panama. Portraits. Share on Facebook. Facebook. Share on Google+. Google+. Tweet about this.

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Artibeus toltecus | La Soñada, Miraflor, Esteli, Nicaragua | José Gabriel Martínez Fonseca | Flickr

The species artibeuss been classified as Least Concern by the IUCN due to its wide distribution, apparently large population numbers, and absence of known threats or population declines. The bat modifies a single leaf to create its tent, cutting the basal nerve of attibeus leaf with its teeth but not injuring the midline nerve of the leaf and thus leaving it alive.


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Toltec Fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus toltecus) ·

The species is frugivorous and feeds mostly on fruits of Constegia volcanalis[4] of Cecropia[1] and figs. The Toltec fruit-eating bat may roost in caves and under banana leaves, [1] but it is also one of a variety of bats that build “tents” from plant leaves, using the leaves of Anthurium species to create diurnal roost that provide camouflage and protection from the weather.

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Artibeus toltecus

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