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Noun1.Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the worldMicrochiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous 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)
carnivorous bat, microbat - typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution
family Rhinolophidae, Rhinolophidae - Old World leaf-nosed bats
family Hipposideridae, Hipposideridae - Old World leafnose bats
family Megadermatidae, Megadermatidae - Old World false vampire bats
family Vespertilionidae, Vespertilionidae - the majority of common bats of temperate regions of the world
family Molossidae, Molossidae - mastiff bats; freetail bats
Desmodontidae, family Desmodontidae - true vampire bats
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Phylogenetic relationships of Icaronycteris, Archaeonycteris, Hassianycteris and Palaeochiropteryx to extant bat lineages, with comments on the evolution of echolocation and foraging strategies in Microchiroptera. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History.
Diet analysis of Hipposideros armiger and Rhinolophus pusillus (Microchiroptera) of Nagarjuna Cave.
Functional cranial analysis of large animalivorous bats (Microchiroptera).
Female reproductive cycle of Nycteris tbebaica (Microchiroptera) from Natal, South Africa.
The anatomy of the stomach of numerous species of Microchiroptera has been examined by many authors (Schultz, 1965; Rouk & Glass; Forman, 1972, 1973; Kamiya & Pirlot, 1975; Madkour, 1977) to determine its general morphology and to understand its systematic anatomy for comparison and to consider functional adaptation and evolutionary changes.
Molecular characterization of haemoparasites infecting bats (Microchiroptera) in Cornwall, UK.
Although Rodentia and Microchiroptera do not claim a common phylogenetic origin, recent literature reports that there are certain similarities in both mammals regarding anatomical organization [2,3].
Birtles, "Molecular characterization of haemoparasites infecting bats (Microchiroptera) in Cornwall, UK," Parasitology, vol.
The smaller insect consuming Microchiroptera live on the ceilings of monuments." " However, we are destroying this habitat as well with the ongoing renovation of the city's monuments.
Helminth fauna of Tadarida (Chaeraphon) nigeriae (Thomas, 1913) (Microchiroptera: Molossidae) Animal Research International, 1(1): 64-69.