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Artibeus (Artibeus)  Leach, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 945927

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subgenus  
  Synonym(s): Artibeus (Koopmania) Owen, 1991
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassMammalia Linnaeus, 1758 – mammifères, mamífero, mammals  
                         SubclassTheria Parker and Haswell, 1897  
                            InfraclassEutheria Gill, 1872  
                               OrderChiroptera Blumenbach, 1779 – morcego, quiróptero, bats  
                                  SuborderYangochiroptera Koopman, 1984  
                                     SuperfamilyNoctilionoidea Gray, 1821  
                                        FamilyPhyllostomidae Gray, 1825 – New World leaf-nosed bats  
                                           SubfamilyStenodermatinae Gervais, 1856  
                                              TribeStenodermatini Gervais, 1856 – fruit bats  
                                                 SubtribeArtibeina H. Allen, 1898 – fruit-eating bats  
                                                    GenusArtibeus Leach, 1821 – fruit-eating bats  
                                                       SubgenusArtibeus (Artibeus) Leach, 1821  
    Direct Children:  
                                                          Species Artibeus aequatorialis K. Andersen, 1906 – Andersen's Fruit-eating Bat, Ecuadorian Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus amplus Handley, 1987 – Large Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus concolor Peters, 1865 – Brown Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus fimbriatus Gray, 1838 – Fringed Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus fraterculus Anthony, 1924 – Fraternal Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus hirsutus K. Andersen, 1906 – Hairy Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus inopinatus Davis and Carter, 1964 – Honduran Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus jamaicensis Leach, 1821 – Murciélago-frutero de Jamaica, Jamaican Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus lituratus (Olfers, 1818) – Great Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus obscurus (Schinz, 1821) – Dark Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus planirostris (Spix, 1823) – Flat-faced Fruit-eating Bat 
                                                          Species Artibeus schwartzi Jones, 1978 – Schwartz's Fruit-eating Bat 

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cirranello, Andrea, Nancy B. Simmons, Sergio Solari, and Robert J. Baker  
  Publication Date: 2016   
  Article/Chapter Title: Morphological diagnoses of higher-level phyllostomid taxa (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Acta Chiropterologica, vol. 18, no. 1   
  Page(s): 39-71   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1508-1109   
  Notes: doi: 10.3161/15081109ACC2016.18.1.002   
  Reference for: Artibeus (Artibeus)   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hoofer, Steven R., Sergio Solari, Peter A. Larsen, Robert D. Bradley, and Robert J. Baker  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetics of the fruit-eating bats (Phyllostomidae: Artibeina) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Occasional Papers of the Museum of Texas Tech University, no. 277   
  Page(s): 1-15   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0149-175X   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Artibeus (Artibeus)   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Simmons, Nancy B. / Wilson, Don E., and DeeAnn M. Reeder, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2005   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Chiroptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, 3rd ed., vols. 1 & 2   
  Page(s): 312-529   
  Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press   
  Publication Place: Baltimore, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8018-8221-4   
  Notes: Corrections were made to text at 3rd printing   
  Reference for: Artibeus (Artibeus)   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Wilson, D. E., and R. A. Mittermeier, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2019   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of the Mammals of the World. Vol. 9: Bats   
  Page(s): 1008   
  Publisher: Lynx Edicions   
  Publication Place: Barcelona, Spain   
  ISBN/ISSN: 978-84-16728190   
  Reference for: Artibeus (Artibeus)   

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