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Noun1.Hipposideros - horseshoe batsHipposideros - 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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Among the European bats which declined markedly in the middle of the 20th century, the lesser horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus hipposideros suffered the most spectacular population crash (Feldmann 1967).
Out of the dark: Diurnal activity in the bat Hipposideros ruber on Sao Tome island (West Africa).
Diet analysis of Hipposideros armiger and Rhinolophus pusillus (Microchiroptera) of Nagarjuna Cave.
We provided information on insectivorous Miniopterus and Rhinolophus bats and extended knowledge on Mops and Hipposideros bats; all 1,200 Hipposideros samples were seronegative.
Importance of night roosts for bat conservation: roosting behavior of the lesser horseshoe bat Rhinolophus hipposideros Endanger.
The second vision, published more obscurely as a rapid communication in the Journal of Experimental Zoology by the noted Indian chronobiologists Joshi and Chandrashekaran [145], showed that a single bright flash of submillisecond light delivered via a Metz mecablitz flashgun could produce significant advances and delays (30-60 min) in the flight activity of the Schneider's round-leaf bat, Hipposideros speoris [145].
Variation in the frequency of the echolocation calls of Hipposideros ruber in the Gulf of Guinea: an exploration of the adaptive meaning of the constant frequency value in rhinolophoid CF bats.
Phylogroup II includes LBV and MOKV and a new lyssavirus named "Shimoni bat virus" (SHIBV), which was isolated from a freshly dead insectivorous bat (Hipposideros commersoni) in the coastal region of Kenya in 2009 and was found to belong to the Phylogroup II lyssaviruses (5).
They become hypertrophied and secretory with granular columnar epithelium in synchrony with the elevated testicular steroid cycle and involuted with cuboidal epithelium and agranular cytoplasm in the inactive testicular state in number of bat species, Nactyla noctula (Racey, 1974); Pipistrellus dormeri (Gadegone & Sapkal, 1983); Taphozous melanopogon and Miniopterus (Gadegone et al., 1995); Brachyphylla cavemarum (Krutzsch & Nellis, 2006); Hipposideros lankadiva (Gadegone et al., 2005); Brachyphylla cavemarum (Puga et al.); Myotis negricans (Negrin et al., 2014) and Eidolon helvum (Danmaigoro et al., 2014).
In addition to the primates, there are abundant specimens of bats (Hipposideros), carnivores (the extinct fossa Cryptoprocta spelea as well as a smaller, still living species, C.
Because no known cases of Pd or WNS have occurred in Botswana Africa, Nobuto strips containing blood samples from Rhinolophus denti, Neoromicia capensis, Hipposideros commersoni, and Nycteris thebaica were obtained from the Museum of Texas Tech University and used as negative controls.
However, Duverge and others (2000) reported Lesser Horseshoe Bats (Rhinolophus hipposideros) repeatedly flying in and out of the roost before leaving 1 of the 2 roost entrances, but not at the other.