Table 1.

Descriptions of the three bat species used in the present study

Cynopterus brachyotisCarollia perspicillataGlossophaga soricina
FamilyPteropodidaePhyllostomidaePhyllostomidae
Body mass (g)31.6, 34.9, 40.8 (N=3)19.3±3.1 (N=5)10.0±1.4 (N=5)
Prefered roost typeFoliage (Tan et al., 1997)Cave (Cloutier and Thomas, 1992)Cave (Alvarez et al., 1991)
  • Body masses are shown as means ± one standard deviation, except where N<5