chiropteran


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Synonyms for chiropteran

nocturnal mouselike mammal with forelimbs modified to form membranous wings and anatomical adaptations for echolocation by which they navigate

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Bats chiropteran reported with Aspergillus species from Kubah National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia.
In one of the earliest studies of the chiropteran fauna of the caatinga, in the brazilian State of Pernambuco, Willig (1983) recorded 33 species in distinct types of habitat over a three-year period.
It is spread primarily by domestic dogs but other canid, viverrid (skunks and raccoons) and chiropteran species are considered as the most efficient vectors of the disease.
More recently the emergence of a number of Chiropteran viruses has caused considerable alarm.
Additional studies on helminths of bats of the northern Great Plains are warranted to further advance our knowledge of chiropteran parasites and their geographic distribution.
Our superstitions regarding them, and the resulting persecution, have resulted in a dramatic decline in almost all chiropteran species, and the outright extinction of many.
Metagenomic study of the viruses of African straw-colored fruit bats: detection of a chiropteran poxvirus and isolation of a novel adenovirus.
The chiropteran diversity of Pakistan is comparable to any other region of the world with similar climatic conditions and topography.
In his review of chiropteran salivary glands, Robin (1881) noted the presence in some species of two sets of submandibular salivary glands, which he labeled principal and accessory (for us anterior and posterior lobe).