suborder Megachiroptera

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Synonyms for suborder Megachiroptera

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They are members of the suborder Megachiroptera and the family Pteropodidae.
But when Speakman and Racey went on to compare the energy costs of flight in microbats and in larger, sighted bats of the suborder Megachiroptera, controlling for the difference in body size, they discovered that microbats and megabats use approximately the same amount of energy.
Because Nipah virus appears closely related to Hendra virus, wildlife surveillance focused primarily on pteropid bats (suborder Megachiroptera), a natural host of Hendra virus in Australia.
We investigated fruit bats (suborder Megachiroptera) and insectivorous bats (suborder Microchiroptera) in peninsular Malaysia for evidence of infection with Nipah virus.