Desmodus

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Synonyms for Desmodus

type genus of the Desmodontidae: vampire bats

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Movements of cave bats in southeastern Brazil, with emphasis on the population ecology of the common vampire bat, Desmodus rotundus (Chiroptera).
Others, like the common vampire bat, "can be nasty little creatures," he adds.
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 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.
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