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 Tehuantepec in Mexico to the south of Central America.

Distribution in Ecuador: Coast, Amazon and foothills of the Andes within tropical and subtropical forests

Conservation Status: LC

CITES: Not applicable