Mystacinidae


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Mystacinidae

[‚mis·tə′sin·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A monospecific family of insectivorous bats (Chiroptera) containing the New Zealand short-tailed bat; hindlegs and body are stout, and fur is thick.
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The lesser short-tailed bat (Mystacina tuberculata) is the sole surviving member of the family Mystacinidae in New Zealand (5).
distributions of the families Rhinolophidae, Mystacinidae,
Rhinolophidae, Mystacinidae, Vespertiliomdae, and Molossidae families of