Chiroptera


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Related to Chiroptera: Artiodactyla, Lagomorpha, Insectivora, Tubulidentata
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Noun1.Chiroptera - an old order dating to early Eocene: bats: suborder Megachiroptera (fruit bats); suborder Microchiroptera (insectivorous bats)
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
bat, chiropteran - nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
Microchiroptera, suborder Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous bats
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2011) revealed none of the modifications of the tarsal claws found in other bat-associated fly species known either to be phoretic on Chiroptera, i.
Hart's early interest in chiroptera, the scientific "order" that includes bats, set her on both her educational and vocational course.
The order Chiroptera (meaning "wing-hand") is composed of more than 1,290 identified bat species, nearly one-quarter of all mammal species.
Orders Anura, Columbiformes, Passeriformes, Didelphimorphia, Chiroptera, Rodentia (native and exotic species were considered separately following Clark and Bunck 1991), and Lagomorpha.
Alessandra Tomassini is one of ItalyOs leading chiroptera experts, and she looks after little Divo through each stage of his growth.
Leif Gjerde from the Nordic Chiroptera Information Center commented, "The Echo Meter is an all-in-one detector that has huge potentials, and eventually will make all other detectors obsolete.
Arrangement is in sections devoted to animals that are aquatic, reptiles & amphibians, birds, mammals, xenarthra, marsupials, primates, chiroptera, carnivores, marine mammals, elephants, perrissodactyla, artiodactylids, and camelids.
A ordem Chiroptera representa uma significativa proporcao da fauna de mamiferos em regioes florestais, constituindo muitas vezes mais de 40% da mastofauna local (MILLS et al.
Bats are one of the most numerous kinds of mammals with nearly 950 different species, and belong to the order Chiroptera, that means, 'winged hand'.
Chiroptera, meaning hand wing, is the scientific name for bats.