order Chiroptera

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Noun1.order Chiroptera - an old order dating to early Eocene: bats: suborder Megachiroptera (fruit bats); suborder Microchiroptera (insectivorous bats)
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
bat, chiropteran - nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate
Microchiroptera, suborder Microchiroptera - most of the bats in the world; all bats except fruit bats insectivorous bats
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Embryonic staging system for the short-tailed fruit bat, Carollia perspicillata, a model organism for the mammalian order Chiroptera, based upon timed pregnancies in captive-bred animals.
Bats (Order Chiroptera) are remarkable for their broad geographic distribution and high diversity.
Order Chiroptera. Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference (D.
The order Chiroptera (meaning "wing-hand") is composed of more than 1,290 identified bat species, nearly one-quarter of all mammal species.
Recently, the host range of hantaviruses has been further expanded by the discovery that insectivorous bats (order Chiroptera) also serve as reservoirs (8,9).
Order Chiroptera. Pages 312-529 in Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference (D.
Bats (order chiroptera) are only true flying mammals that live all over the world except in polar regions and very warm location [22].
When moths react to the ultrasound produced by bats (Order Chiroptera), this evading behavior can be classified as an acoustic startle response (Hoy et al.
Bats are one of the most numerous kinds of mammals with nearly 950 different species, and belong to the order Chiroptera, that means, 'winged hand'.
Bats are members of the order Chiroptera, a Latin word meaning "hand wing," a reference to the creatures' hand-like wing bones.