pais: Colombia

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

Chestnut-fronted Macaw

Site: Boca de Tiputini East Coordinate: 439419 North Coordinate: 9909370 Site description: Natural forest next to abandoned farms and stubble (bank of the Tiputini River) Scientific name: Ara severe Common Name: Chestnut-fronted Macaw Natural History: Abundant, medium sensitive, frugivorous, gregarious. General distribution: From Panama to the Amazon Basin Distribution in Ecuador: Lower Amazon Conservation Status: LC CITES: II

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 […]

Common lancehead

Site: Tiputini East coordinate: 438618 North Coordinate: 9908974 Description of the site: Intervened mainland forest, crops and human settlements along the Ayayacu River. Scientific name: Bothrops atrox Common name: Common lancehead Natural History: It is a nocturnal species, although it has also been observed foraging during the day; generally uses the ambush mechanism to hunt, […]

White-bearded hermit

Common name:  White-bearded hermit Scientific name: Phaethornis hispidus Natural History: Uncommon, highly sensitive, nectarivorous, solitary. Site: Boca Tiputini East coordinate: 438713 North Coordinate: 9908900 Description of the site: Natural forest next to abandoned farms and stubble (Tiputini riverbank) General distribution: From Bolivia to Venezuela Distribution in Ecuador: Lower Amazon Conservation Status: LC CITES:II

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 […]

Coprophagous beetle

Site: Eden East coordinate: 377379 North Coordinate: 9950341 Site Description: Secondary Forest Scientific name: Deltochilum amazonicum Common name: Dung or Coprophagous beetle Natural History: Nocturnal habits, these beetles roll balls of food, which are used primarily for oviposition and the nutritional development of the larvae. General distribution: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Distribution in Ecuador: […]

Copronecrophagous beetle

Site: Eden East coordinate: 377379 North Coordinate: 9950341 Site Description: Secondary Forest Scientific name: Canthon aequinoctialis Common name: Dung or Copronecrophagous beetle Natural History: Take advantage of the excrement and/or carrion of mammals and other vertebrates for feeding and reproduction. General distribution: Colombia, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. Distribution in Ecuador: Orellana Province Conservation […]