insectivorous bat


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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
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Serologic evidence of filoviruses in frugivorous bats in Bangladesh, China, and the Philippines has been reported (5-7), and RESTV nucleic acid was detected in an insectivorous bat in the Philippines, where RESTV is considered endemic (8).
Contribution of acoustic methods to the study of insectivorous bat diversity in protected areas from northern Venezuela.
In present study, histological structure of the tongues in relation to diet was studied in Rhinopoma hardwickii as insectivorous bat.
Insectivorous bat activity at cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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.
Streit and Nagel (1993) reported, in adults of the insectivorous bat Pipistrellus pipistrellus, levels of Pb in the liver between 2.
Moreover, ABLV has also been detected in at least 1 insectivorous bat (Saccolaimusflaviventris) (5).
Since then, groups 1 and 2 coronaviruses have been identified in a large number of insectivorous bat species in China, leading to the striking conclusion that the original host of the SARS coronavirus was a bat [4,5].