Thyropteridae

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Thyropteridae

[‚thī‚räp′ter·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The New World disk-winged bats, a family of the Chiroptera found in Central and South America, characterized by a stalked sucking disk and a well-developed claw on the thumb.
References in periodicals archive ?
Matching morphology and diet in the disc-winged bat Thyroptera tricolor (CHIROPTERA).
Repeatability in the contact calling system of Spix's disc-winged bat (Thyroptera tricolor).
Structure and morphogenesis of the uterus, placenta, and paraplacental organs of the Neotropical disc-winged bat Thyroptera tricolor spix (Microchiroptera:Th yropteridae).