Phyllostomidae

Known as: American leaf-nosed and vampire bats, Phyllostomatidae 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2010
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2010
Bats of the family Phyllostomidae show a unique diversity in feeding specializations. This taxon includes species that are highly… (More)
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2006
2006
We described the plants used as roost resources by Artibeus watsoni in southwestern Costa Rica, assessed roost fidelity, and… (More)
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2005
2005
We studied the role of echolocation and other sensory cues in two small frugivorous New World leaf-nosed bats (Phyllostomidae… (More)
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2005
2005
The Neotropical Phyllostomidae family is the third largest in the order Chiroptera, with 56 genera and 140 species. Most… (More)
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2004
2004
We present a phylogeny of 35 species of nectar-feeding bats based on 119 morphological characters: 62 from the skin, skull, and… (More)
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2003
2003
This is the first study of comparative phylogeography involving closely related species of Neotropical bats of the family… (More)
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1999
1999
Glossophaga soricina is a flower-visiting bat which lives in the neotropics. The diploid chromosome number is 2n = 32 with a… (More)
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1999
1999
Most New World leaf-nosed bats (Phyllostomidae) are frugivores. Many of these species are sympatric and mechanisms of resource… (More)
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1999
1999
Three groups of specialist nectar-feeders covering a continuous size range from insects, birds and bats have evolved the ability… (More)
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1978
1978
Pirlot and Stephan (1970) demonstrated that the relative brain size varied greatly when nine families of Chiroptera were compared… (More)
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