Megaderma


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Related to Megaderma: Megaderma lyra, Spectral Bat
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Noun1.Megaderma - type genus of the MegadermatidaeMegaderma - type genus of the Megadermatidae  
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Megadermatidae, Megadermatidae - Old World false vampire bats
big-eared bat, Megaderma lyra - large carnivorous Old World bat with very large ears
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lekagull Hipposideridae 158 (0) Megaderma lyra Megadermatidae 1 (0) Miniopterus magnate Vespertilionidae 132 (0) M.
Body contacts among the social groups in the False Vampire bat, Megaderma lyra, suggests individualized relationships.
Examples include one megachiropteran (Indian false vampire bat, Megaderma lyra (Subbaraj and Balasingh 1996)), andthree microchiropterans (Jamaican fruit-eating bat, Artibeus jamaicensis, (Morrison 1978)); pond bat, Myotis dasycneme (Voute et al.
bats, and phylogroups IV and V were detected in Megaderma spp.
The false vampire bat, or Megaderma lyra, uses distinctive social calls that sound like songs when recorded and played back at a slower speed, to attract female mates while the sac-winged bat, Saccopteryx bilineata, uses songs to mark out its territory.
The bats covered 6 species: Miniopterus fuliginosus (n = 640), Hipposideros armiger (n = 8), Rhinolophusferrumequinum (n = 176), Myotis chinensis (n = 11), Megaderma lyra (n = 6), and Hipposideros fulvus (n = 12).
bats, 59 Megaderma lyra bats, and 1 Macroglossus sobrinus bat) during April 2010-March 2011 from the Faridpur, Rajbari, Lalmonirhat, and Comilla Districts in Bangladesh.