This species can be found in dry, deciduous forest and second growth woodland (Reid 1997). It roosts in caves, empty wells, culverts, hollow trees and buildings (Reid 1997). This bat feeds on fruits of Piper, Cecropia, Muntingiaand Solanum spp. (Fleming 1988). Reproductive cycle appears to be bimodal, with pregnant females from December to May and July to October (LaVal and Rodriguez-H 2002).