family Phyllostomidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Diversification of feeding habits in the family Phyllostomidae. Molecular Ecology, 20, 2217-2228.
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).
This family lives mainly on bats of the family Phyllostomidae, which are also widely distributed and abundant throughout the Neotropics (Guerrero, 1996).
Carter (Eds.) Biology of bats of the new world, family Phyllostomidae. Part II, Spec.
For bats, the family Phyllostomidae was the best represented with 8 genera and 13 species, followed by Vespertilionidae with 2 genera and 3 species.
In Biology of the Bats of the New World Family Phyllostomidae. Part II.