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Noun1.Desmodus - type genus of the Desmodontidae: vampire batsDesmodus - type genus of the Desmodontidae: vampire bats
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Desmodontidae, family Desmodontidae - true vampire bats
Desmodus rotundus - mouse-sized bat of tropical Central America and South America having sharp incisor and canine teeth; feeds on the blood of birds and mammals
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The whole circumstance has lately been doubted in England; I was therefore fortunate in being present when one (Desmodus d'orbignyi, Wat.) was actually caught on a horse's back.
Postnatal cranial ontogeny of the common vampire bat Desmodus rotundus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae).
Antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii in bats (Desmodus rotundus) captured near caves in cities from western region of Santa Catarina State, Brazil.
In fact, crawling bat species (Phyllostomidae: Desmodus rotundus andDiaemus youngi) extend their knee joints in the caudal direction when crawling forward (Altenbach, 1919; Schutt et al., 1999; Riskin et al., 2005).
The researchers compared the genome of the common vampire bat, scientific name Desmodus rotundus, to genomes of bat species that eat nectar, fruit, insects and meat.
Desmodus rotundus -- engineered those changes, Mendoza and a 30-strong team of scientists sequenced its genome and microbiome.
Bhatnagar, "Ultrastructure of the pineal body of the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus," The American Journal of Anatomy, vol.
A caverna Sobradinho abrigava uma riqueza de oito especies: Peropteryx macrotis, Desmodus rotundus, Anoura geoffroyi, Trachops cirrhosus, Carollia perspicillata, Natalus macrourus, Pteronotus personatus e Pteronotus gymnonotus (Tabela 1).
In South America, the hematophagous bats Desmodus rotundus are the main reservoirs and sources of RABV for livestock (ARELLANO-SOTA, 1988).
The common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus, has emerged as the principal RABV reservoir host along the species natural range from Mexico to South America.
rodricensis), sanguivorous (Desmodus rotundus), and insectivorous (Tadarida brasiliensis) bats.