Artibeus lituratus (bat)

Mass: 68.5 g based on Lukens Jr and Davis 1957, Kuns and Tashian 1954, Kalko et al. 1996, Barquez et al. 1999, Bernard 2001, Cruz-Neto et al. 2001, da Rocha et al. 2015, Estrada et al. 1993, Lawlor 1973, Mena 2010, Meyer et al. 2008, Patterson et al. 1996, Studier et al. 1983, ter Hofstede and Fenton 2005, and Vleut et al. 2015

Diet: frugivore based on Willig et al. 1993, Patterson et al. 1996, Cruz-Neto et al. 2001, Bernard 2002, Van Cakenberghe et al. 2002, Giannini and Kalko 2004, Castro-Luna et al. 2007, Kalko et al. 2008, Klingbell and Willig 2009, Loayza and Loiselle 2009, Ortêncio-Filho and Reis 2009, Freeman and Lemen 2010, da Cunha et al. 2011, de la Peña-Cuéllar et al. 2012, Moras et al. 2013, Nobre et al. 2013, García-García et al. 2014, Molinari and Soriano 2014, Shapiro and Bordignon 2014, de la Peña-Cuéllar et al. 2015, Miranda et al. 2015, and Preciado-Benítez et al. 2015

Abundance: 0.31 to 87.93% (median 8.00%)

Latitudinal range: -30.3° to 20.3°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (43), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (43), tropical/subtropical savanna (14), tropical/subtropical wetland (1)

Found in 102 samples

Belize: Lamanai

Bolivia: 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: Pousada das Araras, Panga Ecological Reserve, Ilha da Marambaia, Area de Pesquisas Ecológicas do Guamá, Alter do Chão, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project Reserves 1501 and 1401, Una (forests), Morro do Elefante (understory), Morro do Elefante (upper canopy), Reserva Ecológica Carnijo, Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural Serra das Almas, Amanã Sustainable Development Reserve (terra firme high-water under-storey), São Paulo, Bragança, Viseu, Serra Negra (south slope), Serra Negra (north slope), Parque Estadual do Rio Doce (Campolina), Parque Estadual do Rio Doce (Vinhático), Parque Estadual do Rio Doce (Campo de Pouso), Nova Xavantina (site 1, rainy season), Morro de São João, Refúgio de Vida Silvestre Mata do Junco, Middle São Francisco River, Praia das Neves, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Campo Grande parks, Sonora, Barreirinhas, Campo Verde, Parque Estadual Vila Rica do Espírito Santo, Parque Municipal do Ingá, Parque Florestal dos Pioneiros, Mata Godoy, Fazenda Intervales, Colonia Juliano Moreira, Fazenda Congonhas (native woodland), Fazenda Congonhas (reforested area), Morro do Imperador, Una (cabrucas), Ilhéus (cabrucas), Nova Xavantina (site 4, rainy season), Estação Ecológica de Fechos, Arthur Thomas Park, Parque do Museu Mariano Procópio, Mata do Hospital Santa Casa, Curió Municipal Natural Park, Lake Uauaçu (terra firme, low-water), Quinta da Boa Vista, Médio Rio Teles Pires, Base (wet season), Osório Wind Farm, Serra da Guia, Morro do Coco

Colombia: Montería, La Reserva Natural La Montaña del Ocaso, Veraguas, Isla Palma, Santuario de Fauna y Flora Otún Quimbaya

Costa Rica: Cañas, Rincón de Osa

Guatemala: Tikal

Guyana: Burro-Burro River, Kurupukari

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), 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, El Chorro (mist nets), Carrizal Viejo (mist nets)

Peru: Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana, Truenococha, Mishana, Valle de Pozuzo, Parque Nacional Cerros de Amotape, Aguas Claras Camp (mist nets), Cocha Paujil (mist nets), Refugio Juliaca (mist nets)

Trinidad and Tobago: Victoria-Mayaro Forest Reserve

Size measurements:
♀ body mass67 gN = 8Lukens Jr and Davis 1957
♂ body mass70 gN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
♂ body mass56 gN = 6Lukens Jr and Davis 1957
body mass68.5 gN = 169Kalko et al. 1996
body mass76.6 gN = 3Barquez et al. 1999
body mass66.3 gN = 25Bernard 2001
body mass69.7 gN = 25Cruz-Neto et al. 2001
body mass71.0 gN = 2da Rocha et al. 2015
body mass62 gN = 46Estrada et al. 1993
body mass59.6 gN = 3Lawlor 1973
body mass81.5 gN = 4Mena 2010
body mass70.6 gN = 1Meyer et al. 2008
body mass74.8 gN = 1Patterson et al. 1996
body mass69.4 gN = 5Studier et al. 1983
body mass71.3 gN = 13ter Hofstede and Fenton 2005
body mass69.2 gN = 444Vleut et al. 2015
♀ forearm length63 mmN = 1Allen 1897
♂ forearm length66 mmN = 1Allen 1897
♂ forearm length65 mmN = 1Allen 1897

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 jamaicensis, Artibeus obscurus, Artibeus phaeotis, Artibeus planirostris, Artibeus pumilio, Artibeus ravus, Artibeus rosenbergi, Artibeus spp., Artibeus toltecus, Artibeus watsoni