Megachiroptera


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Related to Megachiroptera: Microchiroptera
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Noun1.Megachiroptera - fruit batsMegachiroptera - fruit 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)
fruit bat, megabat - large Old World bat of warm and tropical regions that feeds on fruit
genus Pteropus, Pteropus - a genus of Megachiroptera
genus Nyctimene, Nyctimene - East Indian fruit bats
Cynopterus, genus Cynopterus - a genus of Megachiroptera
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2001) and are divided in two major groups, the Megachiroptera and the Microchiroptera.
Thousands of large fruit- eating bats, also called Megachiroptera , can still be seen on the trees lining Lutyens' Delhi.
Worldwide, megachiroptera include 166 species of flying-foxes (Pteropids; many of them also known as fruit bats) and blossom bats.
Conflict and congruence in a combined DNA-morphology analysis of megachiroptera bat relatioships (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Pteropodidae).
Antibodies against Lagos bat virus in megachiroptera in West Africa.
Worldwide, Megachiroptera include 166 species of flying foxes (also known as giant fruit bats) and blossom bats.
DAMASCUS, (SANA)-Bats of the genus Pteropus, belonging to the Megachiroptera sub-order, are the largest bats in the world.