Commissaris's long-tongued bat

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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 Commissaris
A young / baby of a Commissaris is called a 'pup'. A Commissaris group is called a 'colony or cloud'.

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.

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