Range Description. This species occurs in Tamaulipas, Sonora and Trs Maras Isls (Mexico) south to the Guianas, southeastern Brazil, northern Argentina. AnAge entry for Glossophaga soricina. Classification Genus: Glossophaga; Species: Glossophaga soricina; Common name: Pallas’s long-tongued bat. Research Article. The near and far wake of Pallas’ long tongued bat ( Glossophaga soricina). L. Christoffer Johansson, Marta Wolf, Rhea von Busse, York Winter.

Author: Mit Vudokazahn
Country: Pacific Islands
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Marketing
Published (Last): 14 April 2006
Pages: 334
PDF File Size: 4.31 Mb
ePub File Size: 20.66 Mb
ISBN: 756-3-83676-492-8
Downloads: 36323
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Akinot

Interval timing behavior in Pallas’s long-tongued bat (Glossophaga soricina).

The dental formula of Glossophaga soricina is as follows: Also, research shows that copulation does not precede ovulation, but most glossophag happens at the same time Hamlett b.

This page was last edited on 6 Decemberat Flight begins at about 25 to 28 days after birth.

After fertilization occurs, the embryo has reached the two-cell stage of development by day 2 or 3. To cite this page: Antillean fruit-eating bat B. A study determined that their tongues have a mopping ability that is powered by blood, a phenomenon unique in nature.


Glossophaga soricina (Pallas, ) – Overview

Soriicna Bats of the World. Pygmy round-eared bat L. Elongated hairs at the tongue’s tip, which normally lie flat, become engorged with blood when the tongue is protruded.

Email alerts New glowsophaga alert. Southern long-nosed bat L. Page last updated August 8, Retrieved from ” https: Other Physical Features endothermic bilateral symmetry Average mass 9. Pale spear-nosed bat P.

Young cling cross-wise to the mother’s ventral surface with the head just posterior to the mother’s throat. Brachyphyllinae Carolliinae Desmodontinae Phyllonycterinae. Timing behavior in animals and its underlying mechanisms have been investigated extensively in the peak procedure, a variant of fixed interval procedures. Viability of the critically endangered African wild ass Equus africanus population on Messir Plateau Eritrea.

American Society of Mammalogists members Sign in via society site. Ovulation and menstruation usually take place around the same time.

Pallas’s long-tongued bat

You could not be signed in. Normally only single offspring, but twins have been reported.

They also help pollinate because the pollen sticks to their wings, body, and head and is transferred between plants. The same measurements for 4 females from Nicaragua are There are no indications that G. Jamaican fig-eating bat A. Alverez accounts that early reproductive research efforts suggested that G.


Observation of this response also suggests that greater attention should be directed toward food consumption as a variable in thermoregulatory studies involving bats. The blood vessel networks that enter the tip of the tongue are fringed by muscle fibers, which contract to compress the blood vessels and displace blood towards the tip. Young have been obsereved hanging on their own at 18 days, but they are known to remain attached to their mother as late as 20 days old.

Handwerk, Brian May 6, The tongue tip increases by over 50 percent in length, contracting its width to squeeze enlarged vascular sinuses along the tongue’s length, that are directly connected to the hairs. Lonchorhina sword-nosed bats Tomes’s sword-nosed bat L.