Chiroptera


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Noun1.Chiroptera - an old order dating to early Eocene: bats: suborder Megachiroptera (fruit bats); suborder Microchiroptera (insectivorous bats)
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
bat, chiropteran - nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
Microchiroptera, suborder Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous bats
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Ontogenetic and secondary sexual dimorphism variation in Platalina genovensium (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae)
Bats (Order Chiroptera) are remarkable for their broad geographic distribution and high diversity.
Keywords: Metals, Bats, Vespertilionidae, Chiroptera.
Activity of a bat assemblage in northern Brazil (Mammalia: Chiroptera).
ATTACKS OF GIANT CENTIPED SCOLOPENDRA SUMICHRASTI SAUSSURE, 1860 (SCOLOPENDROMORPHA: SCOLOPENDRIDAE) OVER BAT NATALUS MEXICANUS MILLER, 1902 (CHIROPTERA: NATALIDAE) IN CHIAPAS, MEXICO
The chirocopter (pictured above), named after the biological group chiroptera, has been developed by biologists at Saint Mary's College, Indiana, and will be flown outside bat caves in order to help answer important questions about the creatures' movement patterns.
Community structure and activity of bats (Chiroptera) over different water bodies.
Sil-Berra por su ponencia titulada "Crecimiento y desarrollo postnatal de Balantiopteryx plicata (Chiroptera.Emballonuridae) en refugios artificiales del occidente de Jalisco, Mexico."