genus Hipposideros

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Noun1.genus Hipposideros - horseshoe batsgenus Hipposideros - horseshoe bats      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Hipposideridae, Hipposideridae - Old World leafnose bats
horseshoe bat - any of numerous bats of the family Hipposideridae of northwest Africa or Philippines or Australia having a horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nose
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Bats of the genus Hipposideros, family Hipposideridae, are among the most speciose insectivorous bats; [approximately equal to] 70 species are distributed across Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Notably, all CoV findings were in insect-eating leaf-nosed bats of the genus Hipposideros.
All CoVs in our study were found in members of the genus Hipposideros (family Hipposideridae).