The Bats of the Yasuni

Learn about the Bats of the Yasuni

The Bats in the Yasuni are everywhere is possible to fly.

Bats in the Yasuni have a wide arrange of adaptations.

The Forest in Yasuni besides been very rich in diversity is also been very rich in abundance, everyone living within could enjoy the abundance of the tropics.

Bats are capable to feed on all the microhabitats possible in the Yasuni: terra firme, varzea, rivers, oxbow lakes, tree crowns, chasing under the radar.

just image, they have adapted the skill to read the ripples from fish breaking the water suspension force to capture fish while they are flying!

Enjoy the list of all them found in the Yasuni.

Familia: Emballonuridae

  1. Chestnut Sac-winged Bat (Cormura brevirostris), Murciélago de Saco alar Castaño
  2. Pale-winged dog-like bat (Peropteryx pallidoptera), Murciélago cara de perro de alas palidas
  3. Proboscis Bat (Rhynchonycteris naso), Murciélago de prosbocide
  4. Greater Sac-winged Bat (Saccopteryx bilineata), Murciélago de sacos alares grande
  5. Lesser Sac-winged Bat (Saccopteryx leptura), Murciélago de sacos alares pequeño

Familia: Furipteridae

  1. Thumbless Bat (Furipterus horrens), Murciélago Ahumado de Cuvier

Familia: Molossidae

  1. Black Bonneted Bat (Eumops auripendulus), Murciélago negro de Bonete
  2. Sanborn’s Bonneted Bat (Eumops hansae), Murciélago de Bonete de Sanborn
  3. Guianan Bonneted Bat (Eumops maurus), Murciélago de bonete de Guyana
  4. Dwarf Dog-faced Bat (Molossops temminckii), Murciélago Cara de Perro Enano
  5. Coiba Mastiff Bat (Molossus coibensis), Murciélago Mastín de Coiba
  6. Common Mastiff Bat (Molossus molossus), Murciélago Mastín Común
  7. Black Mastiff Bat (Molossus rufus), Murciélago Mastín Negro
  8. Big Crested Mastiff Bat (Promops centralis), Murciélago mastín crestado de Thomas

Familia: Noctilionidae

  1. Lesser Bulldog Bat (Noctilio albiventris), Murciélago Pescador Menor
  2. Greater Bulldog Bat (Noctilio leporinus), Murciélago Pescador Mayor

Familia: Phyllostomidae

  1. Lesser Tailless Bat (Anoura caudifer), Murciélago longirostro menor
  2. Andersen’s Little Fruit-eating Bat (Artibeus anderseni), Murciélago frutero de Andersen
  3. Silver fruit-eating bat (Artibeus glaucus), Murciélago frutero plateado
  4. Gnome fruit-eating bat (Artibeus gnomus), Murciélago frutero enano
  5. Dark fruit-eating bat (Artibeus obscurus), Murciélago frutero oscuro
  6. Flat-faced fruit-eating bat (Artibeus planirostris), Murciélago frutero de Spix
  7. Rosenberg’s fruit-eating bat (Artibeus rosenbergi), Murciélago frutero de Rosenberg
  8. Silky Short-tailed Bat (Carollia brevicauda), Murciélago sedoso de cola corta
  9. Chestnut Short-tailed Bat (Carollia castanea), Murciélago castaño de cola corta
  10. Seba’s Short-tailed Bat (Carollia perspicillata), Murciélago cola corta de Seba
  11. Little big-eyed bat (Chiroderma trinitatum), Murciélago pequeño de ojos grandes
  12. Hairy Big-eyed Bat (Chiroderma villosum), Murciélago de ojos grandes peludo
  13. Lesser Long-tongued Bat (Choeroniscus minor), Murciélago de lengua larga menor
  14. Big-eared Woolly Bat (Chrotopterus auritus), Murciélago lanudo orejón
  15. Common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus), Murciélago vampiro común
  16. Hairy-legged Vampire Bat (Diphylla ecaudata), Murciélago vampiro de patas peludas
  17. Striped Hairy-nosed Bat (Gardnerycteris crenulatum), Murciélago rayado de nariz peluda
  18. Pallas’s Long-tongued Bat (Glossophaga soricina), Murciélago lengua larga común
  19. Davies’s Big-eared bat (Glyphonycteris daviesi), Murciélago canoso de Davies
  20. Thomas’s Nectar Bat (Hsunycteris thomasi), Murciélago nectario de Thomas
  21. Chestnut Long-tongued Bat (Lionycteris spurrelli), Murciélago longirostro castaño
  22. Pygmy Round-eared Bat (Lophostoma brasiliense), Murciélago de orejas redondas pigmeo
  23. White-throated Round-eared Bat (Lophostoma silvicola), Murciélago de orejas redondas de garganta blanca
  24. Long-legged Bat (Macrophyllum macrophyllum), Murciélago de patas larga
  25. MacConnell’s Bat (Mesophylla macconnelli), Murciélago de Macconnell
  26. Hairy big-eared Bat (Micronycteris hirsuta), Murciélago orejón crestado
  27. Little big-eared Bat (Micronycteris megalotis), Murciélago orejudo común
  28. White-bellied Big-eared Bat (Micronycteris minuta), Murciélago orejudo de vientre blanco
  29. Pale-faced Bat (Phylloderma stenops), Murciélago de rostro pálido
  30. Pale Spear-nosed Bat (Phyllostomus discolor), Murciélago nariz de lanza pálido
  31. Lesser Spear-nosed Bat (Phyllostomus elongatus), Murciélago nariz de lanza menor
  32. Greater Spear-nosed Bat (Phyllostomus hastatus), Murciélago nariz de lanza mayor
  33. Short-headed Broad-nosed Bat (Platyrrhinus brachycephalus), Murciélago de nariz ancha y cabeza pequeña
  34. Heller’s Broad-nosed Bat (Platyrrhinus helleri), Murciélago de nariz ancha de Heller
  35. Buffy Broad-nosed Bat (Platyrrhinus infuscus), Murciélago de nariz ancha marrón
  36. Fischer’s Little Fruit Bat (Rhinophylla fischerae), Murciélago frutero pequeño de Fischer
  37. Dwarf Little Fruit Bat (Rhinophylla pumilio), Murciélago frutero pequeño enano
  38. Visored bat (Sphaeronycteris toxophyllum), Murciélago de visera
  39. Greater Yellow-shouldered Bat (Sturnira magna), Murciélago grande de hombros amarillos
  40. Tschudi’s Yellow-shouldered Bat (Sturnira oporaphilum), Murciélago de hombros amarillos de Tschudi
  41. Tilda’s yellow-shouldered Bat (Sturnira tildae), Murciélago de hombros amarillos de Tilda
  42. Stripe-headed Round-eared Bat (Tonatia saurophila), Murciélago de orejas redondas cabeza rayada
  43. Fringe-lipped Bat (Trachops cirrhosus), Murciélago de labio verrugoso
  44. Niceforo’s Big-eared Bat (Trinycteris nicefori), Murciélago orejudo de Nicéforo
  45. Tent-making Bat (Uroderma bilobatum), Murciélago toldero común
  46. Northern Little Yellow-eared Bat (Vampyressa thyone), Murciélago de orejas amarillas ecuatoriano
  47. Bidentate Yellow-eared Bat (Vampyriscus bidens), Murciélago de orejas amarillas de dos dientes
  48. Great Stripe-faced Bat (Vampyrodes caraccioli), Gran murciélago de líneas faciales
  49. Spectral Bat (Vampyrum spectrum), Gran falso murciélago vampiro

Familia: Thyropteridae

  1. LaVal’s Disk-winged Bat (Thyroptera lavali), Murciélago con ventosas de LaVal
  2. Spix’s Disk-winged Bat (Thyroptera tricolor), Murciélago con ventosas de Spix

Familia: Vespertilionidae

  1. Brazilian Brown Bat (Eptesicus brasiliensis), Murciélago marrón brasileño
  2. Black Myotis (Myotis nigricans), Myotis negro
  3. Riparian Myotis (Myotis riparius), Myotis ripario