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Heller's Broad-nosed Bat

Platyrrhinus helleri


A medium-small sized fruit eating bat. Brown body, with facial stripes and yellow ears, middorsal line with narrow tail membrane , furred on edge.


From the middle of Mexico to Brazil. In primary forest and disturbed areas. I found in Chetumal city (Quintana Roo, Mexico)

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NatalusStramineus 8 years ago

Thanks, I just join to NNAB :)

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Please consider adding this spotting to the new North American Bat Tracker mission at

auntnance123 8 years ago

Your third photo of this cutie is very good (and may be better in the first position). Did you see the Halloween blog about bats?

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Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Nov 2, 2012
Submitted on Nov 3, 2012

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