Desmodus

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Synonyms for Desmodus

type genus of the Desmodontidae: vampire bats

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The common vampire bat, a nocturnal cave-dweller with a 7-inch (18-cm) wingspan, inhabits parts of Mexico, Central America and South America.
Phylogeography of the common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus): marked population structure, Neotropical Pleistocene vicariance and incongruence between nuclear and mtDNA markers.
Movements of cave bats in southeastern Brazil, with emphasis on the population ecology of the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus (Chiroptera).
The common vampire bat at right, for example, has found a sleeping pig.
Relative population densities and predation of the common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus) in natural and cattle-raising areas in north-east Argentina.
3%) species was the common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus); the other 14 species accounted for 0.
Of the 1,100 known present-day bat species, the lesser short-tailed bat and the American common vampire bat are the only two known to walk on the ground.
The problem of humans being bitten by vampire bats and thus at risk of rabies transmission has existed in Latin America for centuries, although recently there have been increased reports of human rabies transmitted by the common vampire bat D.
Abstract: Aerobic bacterial flora from the digestive tract of the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae).
The common vampire bat (Desmodus rotundus), which Riskin studies, prefers cattle as a blood source.
Outbreak of human rabies in Madre de Dios and Puno, Peru, due to contact with the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus.
Along with Desmodus rotundus, the American common vampire bat, the NZ bat is one of only two of 1,100 bat species worldwide that has a true four-legged walking gait when maneuvering on the ground.
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