flora y fauna: Mammalian

Common Tent-making Bat

Location: Eden East Coordinate: 377378 North Coordinate: 9950410 Site description: Intervened natural forest Scientific name: Uroderma bilobatum Common name: Common Tent-making Bat Natural History: Common, frugivorous, insectivorous, nectary live in colonies. General distribution: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Distribution in Ecuador: Coast, Amazonia and tropical forests Conservation Status: LC CITES: Not applicable

Four-eyed opossum

Site: Boca of Tiputini East coordinate: 439361 North Coordinate: 9909364 Description of the site: Intervened natural forest Scientific name: Philander andersoni Common name: Four-eyed fox Natural History: Nocturnal, solitary and terrestrial but a good climber. Insectivorous, and other invertebrates. Frugivore and eventually small vertebrates such as lizards, birds and mice. General distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, […]

Fruit-eating bat

Site: Eden East coordinate: 377378 North Coordinate: 9950410 Description of the site: Intervened natural forest Scientific name: Artibeus gnomus Common name: Fruit-eating bat Natural History: Common frugivorous, nectary, insectivorous, living in colonies. General distribution: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia Distribution in Ecuador: Amazon and tropical forests Conservation Status: LC CITES: Not applicable

Common short-tailed bat

Site: Boca de Tiputini East coordinate: 438648 North Coordinate: 9908898 Description of the site: Intervened natural forest Scientific name: Carollia perspicillata Common name: Common short-tailed bat Natural History: Common frugivore, seed-eater, insectivore, lives in colonies. General distribution: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and northern Argentina. It is also present from the Isthmus of […]

Amazonian dolphin

    Site: Roca fuerte East coordinate: 433846 North Coordinate: 9921573 Site Description: Napo River Scientific name: Inia geoffrensis Common name: Amazonian dolphin Natural History: Diurnal, solitary sometimes found in pairs, feeds on fish General distribution: Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Distribution in Ecuador: Large Amazonian rivers such as the Napo and lagoons such as the […]