Nycteridae


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Nycteridae

[nik′ter·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The slit-faced bats, a monogeneric family of insectivorous chiropterans having a simple, well-developed nose leaf, and large ears joined together across the forehead.
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These bat species are known to carry coronaviruses (particularly Hipposideridae bats) (11); hantaviruses (particularly Nycteridae bats) (12); paramyxoviruses, including henipavirus (13); and filoviruses (14).
Las vocalizaciones de la familia Phyllostomidae, entre los que se encuentra el genero Platalina, se emiten desde las narinas, a diferencia de la mayoria de quiropteros que lo hacen por la boca; rasgo que es compartido con Megadermatidae, de su mismo suborden Yangochiroptera, y con Rhinolophidae, Nycteridae e Hipposideridae del suborden Yinpterochiroptera (Teeling et al.
The Nycteris bat virus in Africa extends this bat CoV clade over 2 different host families, Nycteridae and Vespertilionidae (online Technical Appendix).