Family Pteropodidae

Known as: Flying Foxes, Pteropodidae, Foxes, Flying 
Family of flying foxes in the order CHIROPTERA. They are also called Old World fruit bats.
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Anthropogenic environmental change is often implicated in the emergence of new zoonoses from wildlife; however, there is little… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Bats (order Chiroptera, suborders Megachiroptera ["flying foxes"] and Microchiroptera) are abundant, diverse, and geographically… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Rare species play limited ecological roles, but particular behavioral traits may predispose species to become functionally… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Fanihi -- flying foxes (Pteropus mariannus mariannus, Pteropodidae) -- are a highly salient component of the traditional Chamorro… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cyanobacteria can generate molecules hazardous to human health, but production of the known cyanotoxins is taxonomically sporadic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
As root symbionts of cycad trees, cyanobacteria of the genus Nostoc produce beta-methylamino-l-alanine (BMAA), a neurotoxic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We here report biomagnification (the increasing accumulation of bioactive, often deleterious molecules through higher trophic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The role of past climatic change in shaping the distributions of tropical rain forest vertebrates is central to long-standing… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The Chamorro people of Guam have been afflicted with a complex of neurodegenerative diseases (now known as ALS-PDC) with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Clinal variation in quantitative traits is often attributed to the effects of spatially varying selection. However, identical… (More)
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