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Little goblin bat
This bat is vulnerable due to habitat loss and degradation. During the day it can be found roosting in the palm tree Copernicia gigas and in human-made structures. It hunts insects using echolocation, emitting a variable pattern of calls.
- Mancina, C. & Silva, G. 2008. Mormopterus minutus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. Downloaded on 24 March 2015.
- Mancina, C., et al. (2007). Endemics under threat: an assessment of the conservation status of Cuban bats. Hystrix, the Italian Journal of Mammalogy 18(1) 3-15.
- Mora, E. C., et al. (2011). Plasticity in the echolocation inventory of Mormopterus minutus (Chiroptera, Molossidae). Acta Chiropterologica 13(1), 179-87.
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