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SPECIES Artibeus (Artibeus) fraterculus

Author:Anthony, 1924.
Citation:Am. Mus. Novit., 114: 5.
Common Name:Fraternal Fruit-eating Bat
Type Locality:Ecuador, El Oro, Portovelo, 2,000 ft. (610 m).
Distribution:Ecuador, Peru.
Status:IUCN 2003 and IUCN/SSC Action Plan (2001) Vulnerable.
Comments:Subgenus Artibeus. Considered a subspecies of jamaicensis by Jones and Carter (1976), but see Koopman (1978b) and Marques-Aguiar (1994).
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