First case of albinism in Uroderma bilobatum and its implications in the evolution of coat color patterns among Vampyressine bats

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  • Hugo Mantilla-Meluk

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https://doi.org/10.18636/ribd.v30i2.298

Resumen

We present the first case of albinism reported for the frugivorous bat Uroderma bilobatum (Stenodermatinae:Vampyressini), also representing the largest number of albino bats collected in a single night. Additionally, webriefly discuss on the evolutionary implications of this finding regarding evolution of aberrant color patterns inthe tribe Vampyressini.

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2011-12-19

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Mantilla-Meluk, H. (2011). First case of albinism in Uroderma bilobatum and its implications in the evolution of coat color patterns among Vampyressine bats. REVISTA DE INVESTIGACIONES, 30(2). https://doi.org/10.18636/ribd.v30i2.298

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CIENCIAS BIOLÓGICAS Y MEDIO AMBIENTE