Carollia perspicillata (bat)

Mass: 19.6 g based on Kuns and Tashian 1954, Tello et al. 2013, Aguirre et al. 2002, Bernard 2001, Cruz-Neto et al. 2001, da Rocha et al. 2015, Davies 1978, Estrada et al. 1993, Lawlor 1973, Lescat et al. 2013, Mena 2010, Meyer et al. 2008, Patterson et al. 1996, Santana and Dumont 2009, 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, 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, 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, Shapiro and Bordignon 2014, de la Peña-Cuéllar et al. 2015, Miranda et al. 2015, and Preciado-Benítez et al. 2015; omnivore based on Andrade et al. 2008

Abundance: 0.15 to 80.00% (median 16.47%)

Latitudinal range: -25.1° to 19.9°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (2), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (39), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (45), tropical/subtropical savanna (17), tropical/subtropical wetland (1)

Found in 104 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: 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), Reserva Ecológica Carnijo, Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural Serra das Almas, Amanã Sustainable Development Reserve (terra firme high-water under-storey), Bragança, Augusto Correa, 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, Fazenda Cauaia, 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), 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, Private Natural Heritage Reserve Fazenda Almas, Curió Municipal Natural Park, Quinta da Boa Vista, Médio Rio Teles Pires, Base (wet season), Serra da Guia, Caju Private Natural Heritage Reserve

Colombia: Montería, La Reserva Natural La Montaña del Ocaso, Veraguas, Isla Palma, Chorrillo, Tinije

Costa Rica: Cañas, Rincón de Osa

Guatemala: Tikal

Guyana: Burro-Burro River, Karisparu

Mexico: Los Tuxtlas Biological Research Station (forest fragment bats), Lacanhá (rain forest), Los Tuxtlas (forest, 1990 - 1992), Los Tuxtlas Biological Research Station (shaded plantation bats), Lacanhá (Ochroma pyramidale managed forest), Lacanhá (secondary forest), Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve (partially surrounded, secondary forest), Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve (partially surrounded, rainforest), Misantla (bats, dry season), Lacandona (riparian mature), Lacandona (riparian pasture), Comalcalco, Parque Estatal La Sierra

Panama: Chucantí Nature Reserve (Helipad), Chucantí Nature Reserve (Waterfall), Chucantí Nature Reserve (Potrerito), Chucantí Nature Reserve (Camp Site)

Paraguay: Estancia Itabo, Estancia Sombrero

Peru: Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana, Santa Marta, 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

Venezuela: Monumento Natural Pico Codazzi (nivel bajo), Mayorica, Parque Recreacional Leonor Bernabó, El Silencio

Size measurements:
♀ body mass17 gN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
♂ body mass16.5 gN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
♂ body mass16.5 gN = 1Kuns and Tashian 1954
♂ body mass17 gN = 1Tello et al. 2013
body mass17.95 gN = 2Aguirre et al. 2002
body mass17.3 gN = 23Bernard 2001
body mass13.9 gN = 8Cruz-Neto et al. 2001
body mass16.4 gN = 35da Rocha et al. 2015
body mass14.0 gN = 1Davies 1978
body mass20 gN = 31Estrada et al. 1993
body mass18.2 gN = 7Lawlor 1973
body mass22.1 gN = 2Lawlor 1973
body mass17 gN = 9Lescat et al. 2013
body mass17.1 gN = 33Mena 2010
body mass18 gN = 1Meyer et al. 2008
body mass17.7 gN = 1Patterson et al. 1996
body mass17.7 gN = 63Santana and Dumont 2009
body mass21.2 gN = 4Studier et al. 1983
body mass21.4 gN = 12ter Hofstede and Fenton 2005
body mass20.7 gN = 464Vleut et al. 2015
total body length61 mmN = 1Cirignoli et al. 2011
tail length12 mmN = 1Cirignoli et al. 2011
ear length17 mmN = 1Cirignoli et al. 2011

See also Carollia, Carollia benkeithi, Carollia brevicauda, Carollia castanea, Carollia sowelli, Carollia spp., Carollia subrufa