Abstract

Chiroderma doriae O. Thomas, 1891 is a phyllostomid commonly called the Brazilian big-eyed bat. A brown bat with striking facial and dorsal stripes, it is the 2nd largest of the 5 species in the genus Chiroderma. It is endemic to southeastern Brazil with a single record from bordering Paraguay. C. doriae occurs in Atlantic Rain Forest, as well as in a variety of primary and secondary forests and even occasionally in urban parklands. It apparently specializes on wild figs. C doriae is classified as vulnerable.

Author notes

Associate editors of this account were Ron Gettinger, David M. Leslie, Jr., and Pamela Owen. Synonymy was reviewed by Alfred L. Gardner and Paul M. Velazco. Editor was Meredith Hamilton.