Original source: Base map derived from File:BlankMap-World.png. Distribution data from IUCN Red List1
Commissaris's long-tongued bat
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Glossophaginae
Species : Glossophaga commissarisi
The Commissaris's long-tongued bat is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the CommissarisA young / baby of a Commissaris is called a 'pup'. A Commissaris group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
CountriesBelize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru
Facts about the Commissaris's long-tongued bat
Distribution patterns of the preferred food plants showed that Glossophaga commissarisi is feeding both during the nectarivorous and the frugivorous phase mainly on plants of secondary and disturbed areas, which occur in high densities and as a consequence support relatively high population densities of this species.
Glossophaga commissarisi is a rather unspecialized glossophagine bat.More animals beginning with C