family Desmodontidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Desmodontidae - true vampire bats
mammal family - a family of mammals
Microchiroptera, suborder Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous bats
true vampire bat, vampire bat - any of various tropical American bats of the family Desmodontidae that bite mammals and birds to feed on their blood
Desmodus, genus Desmodus - type genus of the Desmodontidae: vampire bats
Diphylla, genus Diphylla - vampire bats
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The false vampires are neither blood sucking nor the members of family Desmodontidae which are confined to South America (Roberts 1997).