Glossophaga soricina (bat)

Mass: 10.5 g based on Lukens Jr and Davis 1957, Gonzalez-Terrazas et al. 2012, Aguirre et al. 2002, Barquez et al. 1999, Bernard 2001, da Rocha et al. 2015, Estrada et al. 1993, Lawlor 1973, López González and García Mendoza 2006, Meyer et al. 2008, Motta Junior and Taddei 1992, 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 and Shapiro and Bordignon 2014; frugivore-nectarivore based on Giannini and Kalko 2004; nectarivore based on Patterson et al. 1996, Cruz-Neto et al. 2001, Van Cakenberghe et al. 2002, Aguirre et al. 2003, Dumont and Nicolay 2006, Castro-Luna et al. 2007, Andrade et al. 2008, Kalko et al. 2008, Klingbell and Willig 2009, Loayza and Loiselle 2009, Freeman and Lemen 2010, da Cunha et al. 2011, de la Peña-Cuéllar et al. 2012, Gonzalez-Terrazas et al. 2012, García-García et al. 2014, de la Peña-Cuéllar et al. 2015, and Miranda et al. 2015; omnivore based on Bernard 2002

Abundance: 0.06 to 34.39% (median 3.42%)

Latitudinal range: -30.3° to 21.0°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (2), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (33), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (38), tropical/subtropical savanna (13), tropical/subtropical wetland (1)

Found in 87 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 (bosque joven)

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), Reserva Ecológica Carnijo, Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural Serra das Almas, Amanã Sustainable Development Reserve (terra firme high-water under-storey), São Paulo, Bragança, Augusto Correa, Viseu, 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, Colonia Juliano Moreira, Una (cabrucas), Ilhéus (cabrucas), Nova Xavantina (site 4, rainy season), Estação Ecológica de Fechos, Private Natural Heritage Reserve Fazenda Almas, Curió Municipal Natural Park, Quinta da Boa Vista, Médio Rio Teles Pires, 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, Karisparu, Kurupukari

Mexico: 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), Lacandona (riparian mature), Lacandona (riparian pasture), Comalcalco

Peru: Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana, Santa Marta, Truenococha, Mishana, Parque Nacional Cerros de Amotape

Trinidad and Tobago: Victoria-Mayaro Forest Reserve

Size measurements:
♀ body mass8.8 gN = 9Lukens Jr and Davis 1957
♂ body mass9.3 gN = 14Lukens Jr and Davis 1957
body mass10.75 gN = 733Gonzalez-Terrazas et al. 2012
body mass9.52 gN = 6Aguirre et al. 2002
body mass10.3 gN = 3Barquez et al. 1999
body mass9.0 gN = 1Bernard 2001
body mass9.6 gN = 54da Rocha et al. 2015
body mass11 gN = 80Estrada et al. 1993
body mass10.6 gN = 6Lawlor 1973
body mass9.7 gN = 25López González and García Mendoza 2006
body mass10.3 gN = 1Meyer et al. 2008
body mass8.2 gN = 1Motta Junior and Taddei 1992
body mass12.0 gN = 1Motta Junior and Taddei 1992
body mass8.7 gN = 1Patterson et al. 1996
body mass9.3 gN = 6Santana and Dumont 2009
body mass8.8 gN = 6Studier et al. 1983
body mass10.1 gN = 65ter Hofstede and Fenton 2005
body mass10.3 gN = 123Vleut et al. 2015

See also Glossophaga, Glossophaga commissarisi, Glossophaga leachii, Glossophaga longirostris, Glossophaga morenoi