Chiroderma doriae (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)
Mamm Species (2008) (816): 1-7.
09 October 2008
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.