Artibeus jamaicensis (bat)

Mass: 48.0 g based on Lukens Jr and Davis 1957, Kuns and Tashian 1954, Kalko et al. 1996, Morrison 1980, Aguirre et al. 2002, Bernard 2001, Elizalde-Arellano et al. 2010, Estrada et al. 1993, Lawlor 1973, Lindhe Norberg and Norberg 2012, Meyer et al. 2008, Santana and Dumont 2009, Studier et al. 1983, ter Hofstede and Fenton 2005, Thomas 1984, and Vleut et al. 2015

Diet: frugivore based on Dumont 1997, Cruz-Neto et al. 2001, Bernard 2002, Van Cakenberghe et al. 2002, Aguirre et al. 2003, Giannini and Kalko 2004, Dumont and Nicolay 2006, Castro-Luna et al. 2007, Kalko et al. 2008, Loayza and Loiselle 2009, Freeman and Lemen 2010, de la Peña-Cuéllar et al. 2012, García-García et al. 2014, de la Peña-Cuéllar et al. 2015, and Preciado-Benítez et al. 2015

Abundance: 0.21 to 39.04% (median 7.05%)

Latitudinal range: -23.9° to 21.0°

Habitats: tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (22), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (26), tropical/subtropical savanna (2), tropical/subtropical wetland (1)

Found in 51 samples

Belize: Lamanai

Bolivia: Espíritu, Estación Biológica Tunquini, Beni Biological Station–Biosphere Reserve (savanna), Beni Biological Station–Biosphere Reserve (forest islands), Beni Biological Station–Biosphere Reserve (continuous forest), Santuario de Vida Silvestre Cavernas de Repechón (cultivo), Santuario de Vida Silvestre Cavernas de Repechón (barbecho), Santuario de Vida Silvestre Cavernas de Repechón (bosque joven), Santuario de Vida Silvestre Cavernas de Repechón (bosque maduro)

Brazil: Area de Pesquisas Ecológicas do Guamá, Alter do Chão, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project Reserves 1501 and 1401, Una (forests), Parque Estadual Vila Rica do Espírito Santo, Mata Godoy, Fazenda Congonhas (native woodland), Fazenda Congonhas (reforested area), Una (cabrucas), Ilhéus (cabrucas), Arthur Thomas Park

Colombia: La Reserva Natural La Montaña del Ocaso

Costa Rica: Cañas, Rincón de Osa

Guatemala: Tikal

Mexico: El Rancho (bats), Los Tuxtlas Biological Research Station (forest fragment bats), Biosphere Reserve Los Petenes (large forest islands), Lacanhá (rain forest), Northern Colima, Los Tuxtlas (forest, 1990 - 1992), Chamela Biosphere Reserve (dry forest), Chamela Biosphere Reserve (semi-dry forest), Country Club Campestre, Colegio Peninsular, La Casa, Cerro Tolistoque, Huamuchil (bats), Los Tuxtlas Biological Research Station (shaded plantation bats), Lacanhá (Ochroma pyramidale managed forest), Lacanhá (secondary forest), Los Tuxtlas (cocoa plantation, 1990 - 1992), Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve (partially surrounded, secondary forest), Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve (partially surrounded, rainforest), Misantla (bats, dry season), San Gabriel Mixtepec, Lacandona (riparian mature), Lacandona (riparian pasture), Comalcalco

Peru: Parque Nacional Cerros de Amotape

Trinidad and Tobago: Victoria-Mayaro Forest Reserve

Size measurements:
♀ body mass38.5 gN = 1Lukens Jr and Davis 1957
♂ body mass60 gN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
♂ body mass43.6 gN = 1Lukens Jr and Davis 1957
body mass49.3 gN = 616Kalko et al. 1996
body mass54.6 gN = 23Morrison 1980
body mass58.40 gN = 29Aguirre et al. 2002
body mass45.8 gN = 16Bernard 2001
body mass36.4 gN = 1Elizalde-Arellano et al. 2010
body mass47 gN = 193Estrada et al. 1993
body mass47.0 gN = 6Lawlor 1973
body mass45 gN = 1Lindhe Norberg and Norberg 2012
body mass48.4 gN = 1Meyer et al. 2008
body mass47.9 gN = 196Santana and Dumont 2009
body mass47.1 gN = 8Studier et al. 1983
body mass43.4 gN = 39ter Hofstede and Fenton 2005
body mass50 gN = 1Thomas 1984
body mass50 gN = 1Thomas 1984
body mass46.1 gN = 409Vleut et al. 2015

See also Artibeus, Artibeus anderseni, Artibeus aztecus, Artibeus cinereus, Artibeus concolor, Artibeus fimbriatus, Artibeus fraterculus, Artibeus fuliginosus, Artibeus glaucus, Artibeus gnomus, Artibeus hirsutus, Artibeus intermedius, Artibeus lituratus, Artibeus obscurus, Artibeus phaeotis, Artibeus planirostris, Artibeus pumilio, Artibeus ravus, Artibeus rosenbergi, Artibeus spp., Artibeus toltecus, Artibeus watsoni