genus Pteropus

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Synonyms for genus Pteropus

a genus of Megachiroptera

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The oldest ancestors of the genus Pteropus to bediscovered appear in the fossil record almost exactly as they are today, the only notable differences being early flight adaptations such as a tail for stabilizing.
The presumed wildlife reservoir of Nipah virus, bats of the genus Pteropus, is widely distributed across Bangladesh, the rest of the Indian subcontinent, and Southeast Asia (18).
The natural reservoir of NiV is presumed to be fruit bats of the genus Pteropus.
The main reservoir for NiV is believed to be fruit bats of the genus Pteropus.
A second strain has been shown to infect the four species of Megachiroptera in the genus Pteropus that occur in mainland Australia (1,3).
5%), and another bat that tested positive was an unidentified member of the genus Pteropus (12.
To further investigate the distribution of this new group of viruses, we investigated the prevalence of virus antibodies in other members of the genus Pteropus in Cambodia.