Sturnira lilium (bat)

Mass: 18.7 g based on López González and García Mendoza 2006, Aguirre et al. 2002, Barquez et al. 1999, Bernard 2001, Cirignoli et al. 2011, Estrada et al. 1993, Lawlor 1973, Mena 2010, Patterson et al. 1996, Schondube et al. 2001, and ter Hofstede and Fenton 2005

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, Dumont and Nicolay 2006, Castro-Luna et al. 2007, Andrade et al. 2008, Klingbell and Willig 2009, Loayza and Loiselle 2009, Ortêncio-Filho and Reis 2009, Freeman and Lemen 2010, 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, and Preciado-Benítez et al. 2015

Abundance: 0.13 to 67.82% (median 5.47%)

Latitudinal range: -30.3° to 21.4°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (2), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (3), tropical/subtropical coniferous forest (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (48), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (34), tropical/subtropical savanna (8), tropical/subtropical wetland (1)

Found in 97 samples

Argentina: Sierra de San Javier

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, 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, São Paulo, Bragança, Viseu, Serra Negra (south slope), Serra Negra (north slope), Parque Estadual do Rio Doce (Vinhático), Parque Estadual do Rio Doce (Campo de Pouso), Morro de São João, Refúgio de Vida Silvestre Mata do Junco, Middle São Francisco River, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Campo Grande parks, 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), Una (cabrucas), Ilhéus (cabrucas), Estação Ecológica de Fechos, Arthur Thomas Park, Mata do Hospital Santa Casa, Private Natural Heritage Reserve Fazenda Almas, Curió Municipal Natural Park, Quinta da Boa Vista, Base (wet season), Morro do Coco, Caju Private Natural Heritage Reserve

Colombia: Montería, La Reserva Natural La Montaña del Ocaso, Santuario de Fauna y Flora Otún Quimbaya, Chorrillo, Reserva Forestal Protectora Serranía de Coraza

Costa Rica: Cañas

Guatemala: Tikal

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), Las Grutas, Chamela Biosphere Reserve (dry forest), Chamela Biosphere Reserve (semi-dry forest), Country Club Campestre, Colegio Peninsular, La Casa, Cerro Tolistoque, Los Tuxtlas Biological Research Station (shaded plantation bats), Lacanhá (Ochroma pyramidale managed forest), Lacanhá (secondary forest), Los Tuxtlas (cocoa plantation, 1990 - 1992), Misantla (bats, dry season), San Gabriel Mixtepec, Lacandona (riparian mature), Lacandona (riparian pasture), Comalcalco, Parque Estatal La Sierra, San Luis de la Paz, Cerro Colorado, Hacienda X-Conca

Paraguay: Estancia Itabo, Estancia Sombrero, Parque Nacional Serrania San Luis

Peru: Reserva Nacional Allpahuayo-Mishana, Santa Marta, Mishana, Valle de Pozuzo

Venezuela: Negra Hipólita, Mayorica, Parque Recreacional Leonor Bernabó, El Silencio

Size measurements:
♀ body mass16.1 gN = 12López González and García Mendoza 2006
♂ body mass16.7 gN = 3López González and García Mendoza 2006
body mass19.63 gN = 6Aguirre et al. 2002
body mass21.5 gN = 71Barquez et al. 1999
body mass24.5 gN = 7Bernard 2001
body mass23.6 gN = 6Cirignoli et al. 2011
body mass19 gN = 367Estrada et al. 1993
body mass15.0 gN = 6Lawlor 1973
body mass20.3 gN = 14Mena 2010
body mass21.7 gN = 1Patterson et al. 1996
body mass16.83 gN = 3Schondube et al. 2001
body mass15.8 gN = 107ter Hofstede and Fenton 2005
total body length71 mmN = 6Cirignoli et al. 2011
hind foot length14.75 mmN = 6Cirignoli et al. 2011
ear length14.4 mmN = 6Cirignoli et al. 2011

See also Sturnira, Sturnira aratathomasi, Sturnira bidens, Sturnira erythromos, Sturnira hondurensis, Sturnira ludovici, Sturnira luisi, Sturnira magna, Sturnira occidentalis, Sturnira oporaphilum, Sturnira parvidens, Sturnira sp., Sturnira tildae