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Synonyms for Chiroptera

an old order dating to early Eocene: bats: suborder Megachiroptera (fruit bats)

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positive) Chiroptera Pteropus lylei Pteropodidae 500 (0) Cynopterus brachyotis Pteropodidae 10 (0) C.
Los ordenes mas ricos son Chiroptera (66 especies), Rodentia (24), Carnivora (19) y Primates (15) (Figura 4).
Arrangement is in sections devoted to animals that are aquatic, reptiles & amphibians, birds, mammals, xenarthra, marsupials, primates, chiroptera, carnivores, marine mammals, elephants, perrissodactyla, artiodactylids, and camelids.
A ordem Chiroptera representa uma significativa proporcao da fauna de mamiferos em regioes florestais, constituindo muitas vezes mais de 40% da mastofauna local (MILLS 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'.
Rabies is an example of a zoonosis in which the causative agent, the Rabies virus, can be transmitted by many species of mammals, some of which, such as chiroptera and wild canids, are wild reservoirs [2].
Chiroptera, meaning hand wing, is the scientific name for bats.
Adicionalmente, el Orden Chiroptera ha sido propuesto como indicador de niveles de perturbacion de habitat (Hernandez-Rios & Velasquez, 1998).
The offending chiroptera (that's the Latin for bat, not All-Bran) is said to have winged its way from the UK.
Os morcegos sao mamiferos voadores, da ordem Chiroptera, que apresentam uma grande variedade de habito alimentar e de habitat.
Contributors discuss George Gaylord Simpson and the history of paleomammalogy, anatomical evidence for superordinal/ordinal eutherian taxa in the cretaceous, molecular evidence for major placental clades, insectivoran-grade placentals, and characteristics of macroscelidea & tubulidentata, paenungulata, xenarthra & pholidota, euarchonta, glires, chiroptera, carnivora, perissodactyla, artiodactyla, and cetacea.
After all, this inoffensive placental mammal of the order Chiroptera is a mouse-like animal which flies with a pair of membranous wings - and is undeserving of Dan O'Neill's cruel comparison.
The scientific name for bats is Chiroptera, meaning "hand-wing.
The name Chiroptera is derived from the Greek roots cheir (hand) and pteron (wing) because the forelimbs of bats appear very similar to the human hand.