insectivorous bat


Also found in: Wikipedia.

insectivorous bat

n
(Animals) any bat of the suborder Microchiroptera, typically having large ears and feeding on insects. The group includes common bats (Myotis species), vampire bats, etc. Compare fruit bat
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Effects of food abundance and wind on the use of tree lines by an insectivorous bat. Pipistrellus pipistrellus.
A number of bats reservoirs for RABV has been described, including hematophagous, insectivorous and frugivorous bats (Table 1), although the RABV has been detected mainly in insectivorous bat species (Figure 2).
In present study, histological structure of the tongues in relation to diet was studied in Rhinopoma hardwickii as insectivorous bat.
albiventris, an insectivorous bat well known by hunt insects next to the water, frequently found in tropical lowlands associated with watercourses, in colonies of tens to hundreds of individuals, including one genus and two sympatric species, N.
In addition to providing a prey base, structurally complex vegetation may correspond with insectivorous bat morphology.
However, it was not until 1953 that a case of rabies in an insectivorous bat in the U.S.
Bite force mean values previously reported for 10 insectivorous bat species, two facultatively piscivorous Myotis and the piscivorous N.
For some insectivorous bat families (Miniopteridae, Molossidae, Nycteridae, Rhinolophidae), identification was possible only at the genus level; for some Molossidae bats, we could not distinguish between Mops and Chaerephon genera because of the lack of sequences in GenBank (Table 2).
Load carrying and maneuverability in an insectivorous bat: a test of the 5% "rule" of radio-telemetry.
Insectivorous bat activity at cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.