Antillean fruit-eating bat

Antillean fruit-eating bat

Order : Chiroptera
Family : Phyllostomidae
Subfamily : Brachyphyllinae
Species : Brachyphylla cavernarum


The Antillean fruit-eating 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 Antillean fruiteating bat
A young / baby of a Antillean fruiteating bat is called a 'pup'. A Antillean fruiteating bat group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

Facts about the Antillean fruit-eating bat

Vincent Fruit-eating Bat (Brachyphylla cavernarum) is a West Indian species that can be locally abundant (Petersen et al.

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