Phyllostomidae


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Related to Phyllostomidae: Molossidae, Daubentoniidae
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Noun1.Phyllostomidae - New World leaf-nosed 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 Macrotus - leafnose bats
genus Phyllostomus, Phyllostomus - type genus of the family Phyllostomatidae
Choeronycteris, genus Choeronycteris - a genus of Phyllostomatidae
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El estudio de Giannini y Kalko (2004) de los habitos dietarios de 30 especies de filostomidos, muestra a traves del solapamiento de dieta, un dendrograma en donde los murcielagos forman grupos acorde a la similitud de sus dietas, resolviendo que la estructura trofica de los murcielagos presenta una correlacion general con la filogenia de Phyllostomidae propuesta por Wetterer et al.
Phyllostomidae fue la familia que registro el mayor numero de especies y la mayor frecuencia de capturas (49 especies, 96.96 %) (Cuadro 1).
Dicephalic parapagus conjoined twins in a large fruit-eating bat, genus Artibeus (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae).
In fact, crawling bat species (Phyllostomidae: Desmodus rotundus andDiaemus youngi) extend their knee joints in the caudal direction when crawling forward (Altenbach, 1919; Schutt et al., 1999; Riskin et al., 2005).
A familia Phyllostomidae foi a mais representativa com 170 individuos capturados (82.9% da abundancia total), seguida por Vespertilionidae (6.34%; N = 13), Molossidae (4.88%; N = 10), Mormoopidae (2.93%; N = 6), Natalidae (1.46%; N = 3), Emballonuridae (0.98%; N = 2) e Noctilionidae (0.49%; N = 1).
The great fruit-eating bat Artibeus lituratus (Olfers, 1818) (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) feeds mainly on fruits (Urticaceae and Moraceae; see Passos et al.
Then they offer detailed accounts of the family Emballonurdiae (sac-winged bats), family Phyllostomidae (leaf-nosed bats), family Mormoopidae (mustached bats), family Noctilionidae (bulldog bats), family Molossidae (free-tailed bats), and family Vespertillionidae (common bats).