Megadermatidae


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Noun1.Megadermatidae - Old World false vampire batsMegadermatidae - Old World false vampire bats  
mammal family - a family of mammals
Microchiroptera, suborder Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous bats
genus Megaderma, Megaderma - type genus of the Megadermatidae
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Family Megadermatidae (Chiroptera: Mammalia) is one of the eight bat families that are confined to the Old World tropics (Bates and Harrison 1997) and consists of four genera and six species worldwide.
Las vocalizaciones de la familia Phyllostomidae, entre los que se encuentra el genero Platalina, se emiten desde las narinas, a diferencia de la mayoria de quiropteros que lo hacen por la boca; rasgo que es compartido con Megadermatidae, de su mismo suborden Yangochiroptera, y con Rhinolophidae, Nycteridae e Hipposideridae del suborden Yinpterochiroptera (Teeling et al.