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Table 1 Families, species, and behaviours of the bats studied

From: Histoplasma capsulatum and Pneumocystis spp. co-infection in wild bats from Argentina, French Guyana, and Mexico

(Family) Species Migration Nourishment Distribution Colony size
(Phyllostomidae)     
Artibeus hirsutus Non-migratory Frugivorous From south of Sonora to south of Guerrero, Mexico Not defined
Carollia perspicillata Non-migratory Frugivorous From Tamaulipas to Oaxaca, Mexico, and to south of Bolivia, Brazil and Paraguay Small groups from 10 to 100 individuals
Glossophaga soricina Non-migratory Nectarivorous, polinivorous, frugivorous and insectivorous From Mexico to South America From a few to 2,000 individuals
(Natalidae)     
Natalus stramineus Non-migratory Insectivorous From north of Mexico to Brazil Approximately 10,000 individuals
(Mormoopidae)     
Pteronotus davyi Non-migratory Insectivorous From north of Mexico to Brazil From hundreds to thousands of individuals
Pteronotus parnellii Non-migratory Insectivorous From north of Mexico to Brazil From hundreds to thousands of individuals
Pteronotus parnellii Non-migratory Insectivorous From north of Mexico to the north of Argentina and Paraguay Thousands of individuals
Mormoops megalophylla Migratory Insectivorous From south USA to Venezuela and Peru From a few to thousands of individuals
(Molossidae)     
Tadarida brasiliensis Migratory Insectivorous From central USA to Chile and Argentina Generally, thousands to millions of individuals
(Vespertilionidae)     
Myotis californicus Occasionally migratory Insectivorous From western Canada and USA to Guatemala Small groups or gregarious
  1. Data from the bat species were reported by Ceballos and Oliva [23].