Desmodus rotundus


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mouse-sized bat of tropical Central America and South America having sharp incisor and canine teeth

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Las especies mas abundantes resultaron, en orden, Desmodus rotundus, Notilio albiventris, Phyllostomus elongatus y Loncophyla thomasi.
Other species of bats collected at Lancitilla included: Phyllostomus discolor verrucosus, Glossophaga soricina handleyi, Carollia perspicilata azteca, Sturnira lilium parvidens, Desmodus rotundus murinus, Artibeus jamaicensis richardsoni, Artibeus lituratus intermedius, Dermanura phaeotis phaeotis, Uroderma bilobatum molaris, Vampyressa pusilla thyone, Vampyrops helleri, Eptesicus furinalis gaumeri, and Rhogeessa tumida.
The capture of the hematophagous Desmodus rotundus may be explained by the presence of cattle-breeding farms close to the study area.
La caracterizaci6n molecular identifico al murcielago Desmodus rotundus como la fuente viral.
Of the three known species --Diphylla ecaudata, Diaemus youngi, and Desmodus rotundus (the common vampire) --only the latter has been known to feed on mammals and thus has possibly transmitted rabies virus in the human outbreaks studied (9).
Desmodus rotundus poses a serious treat both for animal and human health in Latin America as this species is a major reservoir for rabies virus in this region [13], what has restricted investigations on the importance of these bats as potential carriers of other viral pathogens.
Mordax 0 0 (Goodwin 1938) Sturnira tildae de 0 0 la Torre 1959 Phyllostomidae/ Desmodus rotundus (E.
The scientists then injected some mice with the bat-saliva compound, called Desmodus rotundus salivary plasminogen activator (DSPA).
Refiriendose a los murcielagos hematofagos (que se alimentan de sangre), el especialista Jimenez comenta que en el pais hay 3 variedades de esos animales, a los cuales muchos campesinos relacionan con historias inspiradas en el celebre conde Dracula y el ahora medio olvidado "chupacabras": --Una de estas especies, el Diaemus youngi, esta en vias de extincion porque solo se alimenta de sangre de guajolote silvestre, que tambien se encuentran en peligro de desaparecer; otra es la llamada Diphylla ecaudata, mas numerosa y menos exigente que la anterior, porque consume sangre de cualquier ave de corral; y la tercera es la del Desmodus rotundus o vampiro comun, azote del ganado vacuno, principalmente en Oaxaca, Veracruz y Puebla.
Glossophaga soricina, Artibeus jamaicensis, Dermanura tolteca, Desmodus rotundus, and Tadarida brasiliensis also were taken there.
The most frequently captured bat species were Carollia perspicillata (35%), Artibeus planirostris (14%) and Desmodus rotundus (11%).
Os morcegos hematofagos, especialmente Desmodus rotundus, sao os principais reservatorios do RabV na America Latina, sendo os principais transmissores da raiva para os herbivoros (SCHNEIDER et al.
In: de Castelnau, 1855 Peropteryx kappleri Peters, SA LC P 1867 Peropteryx kappleri kappleri Pr Peters, 1867 Peropteryx macrotis (Wagner, SA LC P 1843) Peropteryx macrotis macrotis (Wagner, 1843) Rhynchonycteris naso SA Pr LC P (Wied-Neuwied, 1820) Saccopteryx bilineata SA LC P (Temminck, 1838) Saccopteryx bilineata centralis Thomas,1904 Familia Phyllostomidae Gray, 1825 Subfamilia Desmodontinae Bonaparte, 1845 Desmodus rotundus (E.
Experimental infection of vampire bats Desmodus rotundus (E.