mastiff bat


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mastiff bat

n.
Any of various snub-nosed bats of the family Molossidae of warm regions worldwide, having brown, gray, or black fur.
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Noun1.mastiff bat - a soft-furred chocolate-brown bat with folded ears and small wingsmastiff bat - a soft-furred chocolate-brown bat with folded ears and small wings; often runs along the ground
carnivorous bat, microbat - typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution
Eumops, genus Eumops - mastiff bats
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had not recorded during their survey of the Santa Monica Mountains, and they found four species we did not encounter, small-footed myotis (Myotis ciliolabrum), spotted bat (Euderma maculatum), pallid bat (Antrozous pallidus), and western mastiff bat (Eumopsperotis californicus).
Body temperature, oxygen consumption, heart rate and shivering in the California mastiff bat, Eumops perotis.
The western mastiff bat is only currently known from Brewster, Presidio, and Val Verde counties, along the Rio Grande in Texas.
This one's a mastiff bat," says Miller, pointing to a sequence of parallel slashes.
Geographic distribution of the greater mastiff bat Eumops perotis is unusual in that there are two widely disjunct regions of occurrence.
Reproductive biology of the male little mastiff bat, Mormopterus planiceps (Chiroptera: Molossidae), in Southeast Australia.
This parasite has also been reported from the black mastiff bat, Molossus ater in Mexico (Cain & Studier 1974).
The bat was negative for RABV and was identified as a Sinaloan Mastiff Bat (Molossus sinaloae), an insectivorous species in which RABV has been reported (5).
This mastiff bat was more abundant and widespread on the island during our work than the other free-tailed species, T.