Overview

Distribution

Amazon basin south of Amazon River including Brazil, Peru, Bolivia

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Physical Description

Size

Body length

16 to 27, mean 22.5 mm

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Ecology

Habitat

In Peru, fairly common but local in floodplain forest and river-edge forest; less abundant in Mauritia palm swamp. In Bolivia, reported also from low Chaco palm forest, gallery forest, cerrado and savanna (Hamel et al 2009)

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Trophic Strategy

Dung, less often to carrion

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