Name
Mexican Long-tongued Bat
Category
D
Taxon
Mammals
Mexican Long-tongued Bat (Choeronycteris mexicana) is a small (8 cm length) bat that is distributed from El Salvador, southwestern Honduras and Guatemala, throughout Mexico, and into the U.S. states bordering Mexico. They have been recorded in Hidalgo County, New Mexico. They roost in caves, rock fissures, old mines, and, occasionally, buildings in a variety of habitats, generally close to food sources. They consume nectar, fruits, and pollen.


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