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Related to Hipposideridae: Molossidae, Rhinolophidae
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Noun1.Hipposideridae - Old World leafnose bats
mammal family - a family of mammals
Microchiroptera, suborder Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous bats
genus Rhinonicteris, Rhinonicteris - orange horseshoe bats
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The insectivorous bat families sampled, in order of decreasing frequency, were Hipposideridae (31.9%), Molossidae (13.4%), Miniopteridae (5.8%), Rhinolophidae (2.1%), Vespertilionidae (0.8%), Nycteridae (0.5%), and Emballonuridae (0.12%).
The great leaf-nosed bat Hipposideros armiger (Hipposideridae Chiroptera) one of the largest species within the genus Hipposideros typically roosts in caves and feeds in open spaces in woodlands gardens and around trees (Bates and Harrison 1997).
Ecomorphological implications of the microstructures on the tongue of the fawn round leaf bat (Hipposideros cervinus, Chiroptera: Hipposideridae).
Las vocalizaciones de la familia Phyllostomidae, entre los que se encuentra el genero Platalina, se emiten desde las narinas, a diferencia de la mayoria de quiropteros que lo hacen por la boca; rasgo que es compartido con Megadermatidae, de su mismo suborden Yangochiroptera, y con Rhinolophidae, Nycteridae e Hipposideridae del suborden Yinpterochiroptera (Teeling et al.