Range Description. This species occurs in Tamaulipas, Sonora and Trs Maras Isls (Mexico) south to the Guianas, southeastern Brazil, northern Argentina. AnAge entry for Glossophaga soricina. Classification Genus: Glossophaga; Species: Glossophaga soricina; Common name: Pallas’s long-tongued bat. Research Article. The near and far wake of Pallas’ long tongued bat ( Glossophaga soricina). L. Christoffer Johansson, Marta Wolf, Rhea von Busse, York Winter.

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Brazilian big-eyed bat C. American Society of Mammalogists members Sign in via society site. Foraging by both territorial and trapline feeders is concentrated in the first four hours after sunset. Observations along the north coast of Colombia suggest that G. The secret life of possums: Least big-eared bat N.

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Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, Foraging habitat for G. Economic Importance for Humans: Pallas’s Long-Tongued Bat Conservation status. Large fruit-eating bat A. Giving Directory Site Index. Assessing space use in meadow voles: Sign In or Create an Account.

Pallas’s long-tongued bat

Glossophaga soricina is found from Mexico, west in Sonora and east in Tamaulipas, to South America from Paraguay to northern Argentina. The ovulation of G. The efficiency of this feeding mechanism is goossophaga to enable the bats’ survival on limited food sources.


Elongated hairs at the tongue’s tip, which normally lie flat, become engorged with blood when the tongue is protruded. Citing articles via Web of Science There are five subspecies of Glossophaga soricina which include G. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.

Interval timing behavior in Pallas’s long-tongued bat (Glossophaga soricina).

Bokermann’s nectar bat L. Abstract Methods were developed that permit the long-term laboratory maintenance of large numbers of Glossophaga soricina.

These animals visit a variety of plants each night, follow the same route each night and monitor resource availability. Glossophaga soricina is medium sized when compared to the rest of the genus. Jamaican flower bat P. These findings follow predictions from mechanistic timing models, like the striatal beat frequency model, and are discussed with regard to soridina models. ADW doesn’t cover all species in the world, nor does it include all the latest scientific information about organisms we describe.

Retrieved 27 November Velvety fruit-eating bat E. Fox authorUniversity of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Ovulation and menstruation usually take place around the same time. While ADW staff and contributors provide references to books and websites that we believe are reputable, we cannot necessarily endorse the contents of references beyond our control. You do not currently have access to this article. Crucially, an analysis of time intervals between successive revisits in all schedules revealed that bats revisited feeders at accurately timed intervals in all three ssoricina.

Interval timing behavior in Pallas’s long-tongued bat (Glossophaga soricina).

Here, we present results from a nectar-feeding bat species, Glossophaga soricina, that was tested in a modified version of the peak procedure at three fixed time intervals 5 s, 11 s, 20 s. Big-eared woolly bat C. Most trap-line feeders have routes between and m, glossophaga some have been recorded as long as m.


Bats mainly use echolocation, but also use color vision sometimes. Reproduction in the long-tongued bat, Glossophaga soricina. Glossophaha last updated August 8, Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. Composition, microgeographic variation, and sexual dimorphism in Caatingas and Cerrado bat communities from Northeast Brazil. Edited by Chris Yahnke.

The same measurements for 4 females from Nicaragua are Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, The ability to estivate probably enables these animals to survive periods of inclement weather or temporary food shortages in their natural, tropical habitat.

Altitudinal distribution, ecology, and general life history of bats in the Andes of Columbia.

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Accessed December 31, at https: American Philosophical Society Yearbook, pp.