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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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Distribution and roosting habitats of some microchiropteran bats in Rawalpindi District, Pakistan.
Of these species, 23 were Microchiropteran species and 2 were Megachiropteran species (Table).
Designing surveys for microchiropteran bats in complex forest landscapes - a pilot study form south-east Australia.
Sighting of an albino bar in a colony of cave-dwelling microchiropteran, Hipposidetos diadema nicobarensis at the Nicobar Islands.
Swarming activity of temperate zone microchiropteran bats: effects of season, time of night and weather conditions.
The eyes of microchiropteran bats are small and their retinas are dominated by rods.