Microchiroptera


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Noun1.Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the worldMicrochiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous bats
animal order - the order of animals
Chiroptera, order Chiroptera - an old order dating to early Eocene: bats: suborder Megachiroptera (fruit bats); suborder Microchiroptera (insectivorous bats)
carnivorous bat, microbat - typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution
family Rhinolophidae, Rhinolophidae - Old World leaf-nosed bats
family Hipposideridae, Hipposideridae - Old World leafnose bats
family Megadermatidae, Megadermatidae - Old World false vampire bats
family Vespertilionidae, Vespertilionidae - the majority of common bats of temperate regions of the world
family Molossidae, Molossidae - mastiff bats; freetail bats
Desmodontidae, family Desmodontidae - true vampire bats
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The smaller insect consuming Microchiroptera live on the ceilings of monuments.
MICROCHIROPTERA COMMUNITY STRUCTURE ACROSS AN URBANIZATION GRADIENT.
They are divided into two groups - mega-chiroptera (large bats) and microchiroptera (small bats).
Racey of the University of Aberdeen in Scotland studied two species from the suborder Microchiroptera -- small bats that navigate by sonar instead of sight.