Geoffroy's tailless bat

Geoffroy's tailless bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Glossophaginae
Species : Anoura geoffroyi


The Geoffroy's tailless 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 Geoffroy
A young / baby of a Geoffroy is called a 'pup'. A Geoffroy group is called a 'colony or cloud'.
Some facts about the
Geoffroy's tailless bat

Adult weight : 0.015 kg (0.033 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 10 years

Litter size : 1

Weight at birth : 0.005 kg (0.011 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

Facts about the Geoffroy's tailless bat

Geographic Range Anoura geoffroyi, Geoffroy's tailless bat, is found from central Mexico to central South America and in Trinidad and Grenada. (Full text)

An endogenous circannual rhythm of reproduction in a tropical bat, Anoura geoffroyi, is not entrained by photoperiod. (Full text)

According to Koopman (1981), Anoura geoffroyi is a more primitive and more generalized nectarivore than L. (Full text)

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