genus Hipposideros

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.genus Hipposideros - horseshoe batsgenus Hipposideros - horseshoe bats      
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Hipposideridae, Hipposideridae - Old World leafnose bats
horseshoe bat - any of numerous bats of the family Hipposideridae of northwest Africa or Philippines or Australia having a horseshoe-shaped leaf on the nose
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The great leaf-nosed bat Hipposideros armiger (Hipposideridae Chiroptera) one of the largest species within the genus Hipposideros typically roosts in caves and feeds in open spaces in woodlands gardens and around trees (Bates and Harrison 1997).
Bats of the genus Hipposideros, family Hipposideridae, are among the most speciose insectivorous bats; [approximately equal to] 70 species are distributed across Africa, Europe, Asia, and Australia.
Notably, all CoV findings were in insect-eating leaf-nosed bats of the genus Hipposideros. Within the genus, the species H.