Biology:Sturnira bakeri

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Short description: Species of mammal

Sturnira bakeri
Toothrows in Sturnira bakeri and burtonlimi.png
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Chiroptera
Family: Phyllostomidae
Genus: Sturnira
S. bakeri
Binomial name
Sturnira bakeri
Velazco & Patterson, 2014

Sturnira bakeri is a species of bat found in South-America.


Sturnira bakeri was described as a new species in 2014. Its description was the result of molecular and morphological new analyses. The holotype had been collected in El Oro, which is in western Ecuador. The eponym for the species name "bakeri" is the scientist Robert James Baker, for his significant contribution "to the evolution of Neotropical phyllostomids".[2]

Range and habitat

So far, this species was recorded in three countries of South-America : Ecuador,[3] Peru[4] and Colombia.[5]


  1. Solari, S. (2019). "Sturnira bakeri". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T88152001A88152004. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-1.RLTS.T88152001A88152004.en. 
  2. Velazco, P. M., & Patterson, B. D. 2014
  3. Velazco, P. M., & Patterson, B. D. 2014
  4. Sánchez, P., & Pacheco, V. 2016
  5. Montoya-Bustamante, S., Zapata-Mesa, N., González-Chávez, B., & Obando-Cabrera, L. 2017

Literature cited

Wikidata ☰ Q16610996 entry