Desmodus rotundus


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Noun1.Desmodus rotundus - mouse-sized bat of tropical Central America and South America having sharp incisor and canine teeth; feeds on the blood of birds and mammals
true vampire bat, vampire bat - any of various tropical American bats of the family Desmodontidae that bite mammals and birds to feed on their blood
Desmodus, genus Desmodus - type genus of the Desmodontidae: vampire bats
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Along with Desmodus rotundus, the American common vampire bat, the NZ bat is one of only two of 1,100 bat species worldwide that has a true four-legged walking gait when maneuvering on the ground.
Desmodus rotundus se caracteriza por la variedad de refugios que utiliza, ya que se le puede encontrar en huecos de arboles y ramas, tuneles y minas abandonadas, casas habitadas o no, asi como en grietas de rocas y cuevas (Greenhall et al.
O objetivo deste trabalho e comparar as papilas linguais dos morcegos frugivoros Carollia perspicillata, nectarivoros Glossophaga soricina e hematofagos Desmodus rotundus atraves do MEV.
Additional species collected from both localities included: Pteronotus parnellii mesoamericanus, Phyllostomus discolor verrucosus, Glossophaga soricina handleyi, Carollia brevicauda, Carollia perspicilata azteca, Carollia subrufa, Sturnira lilium parvidens, Desmodus rotundus murinus, Artibeus inopinatus, Artibeus lituratus intermedius, Artibeus jamaicensis richardsoni, Dermanura phaeotis phaeotis, Chiroderma salvini salvini, Uroderma bilobatum convexum, Eptesicus furinalis gaumeri, Myotis keaysi pilosatibalis, and Rhogeessa tumida.
Desmoteplase, the most specific plasminogen activator known today, is a genetically engineered version of a clot-dissolving protein found in the saliva of the vampire bat Desmodus rotundus.
TAXA Abrigo Individuos UF EMBALLONURIDAE Rhynchonycteris naso Forro 1 MG (Weid-Neuwied, 1820) Ponte 1 ES PHYLLOSTOMIDAE Desmodus rotundus Bueiro 170 a 200 SP (E.
Bovine rabies transmitted mainly by the hematophagous bat Desmodus rotundus is endemic in most Brazilian states, being responsible for important losses to farmers and livestock industry (MAPA, 2013).
Allen, 1890) SORICOMORPHA SORICIDAE Cryptotisparva AM (Say, 1823) CHIROPTERA PHYLLOSTOMIDAE Anoura geoffroyi SA Gray, 1838 Artibeus hirsutus MA EM Andersen, 1906 Artibeus jamaicensis SA Leach, 1821 Artibeus lituratus SA (Olfers, 1818) Chiroderma salvini SA Dobson, 1878 Choeronycteris NA mexicana Tschudi, 1844 Dermanura tolteca MA (de Saussure, 1860) Desmodus rotundus SA (E.
Analysis of the nonhematophagus bat species captured within of eradication of Desmodus rotundus (E.
cultured Bat species Conguaco Oratorio San Lucas Toliman Artibeus jamaicensis 0/3 0/2 0 Artibeus lituratus 0/1 0/1 0/1 Artibeus toltecus 1/1 0 0 Carollia castanea 0 0 0 Carollia perspicillata 0 0/2 0/3 Desmodus rotundus 5/7 2/4 0/1 Glossophaga soricina 1/1 0/3 1/5 Micronycteris microtis 0 0 0 Myotis elegans 0 0 0 Myotis nigricans 00 0 Phyllostomus discolor 7/8 0 1/1 Platyrrhinus helleri 0 0 0 Pteronotus davyi 0 0 0 Sturnira lilium 1/3 0/5 0/2 Sturnira ludovici 0/1 0 0/1 Total 15/25 2/17 2/14 No.
Geoffroy, 1810), Platyrrhinus lineatus (Offers, 1818), Desmodus rotundus (E.