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Ectophylla White Bats

Ectophylla alba

Description:

Small white bats with yellow ears,(about 8 cm long), These bats are found under leaves of Heliconia sp , that they cut along the principal vein, forming tents, The sunlight filtered through the leaf which gives their white fur a greenish reflex. This hides them if they remain almost completely still.

Habitat:

Rainforest,

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2 Comments

Thanks Stephen.

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 9 years ago

very cute, nice find

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Heredia, Heredia, Costa Rica

Spotted on Sep 29, 2014
Submitted on Sep 29, 2014

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