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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Gupta classifies Nycteris and Mary as representatives of the archetype of the female explorer (4), "hungry for knowledge, unafraid to travel, who questions the norm, escapes subjection, and finally, rescues a male" (5)--a figure in sharp contrast to the usual Victorian "Angel in the House.
Female reproductive cycle of Nycteris tbebaica (Microchiroptera) from Natal, South Africa.
African bat species sampled and the number of paramyxovirus sequences detected in sub-Saharan Africa, by country, 2007-2012 * Southern Africa South Africa Chaerephon ansorgei (2/0) Neoromicia nana (7/2) Chaerephon pumilus (8/0) Neoromicia rueppellii (1/0) Epomophorus gambianus (2/0) Neoromicia zuluensis (1/0) Epomophorus wahlbergi (15/0) Nycteris thebaica (12/1) Eptesicus hottentotus (2/1) Nycticeinops schlieffeni (9/0) Glauconycteris variegata (5/0) Pipistrellus hesperidus (5/0) Hipposideros caffer (6/2) Pipistrellus rusticus (5/0) Kerivoula argentata (1/l) Pipistrellus sp.
The eastern red bat, for example, is often listed under two scientific names, Lasiurus borealis and Nycteris borealis.
Because no known cases of Pd or WNS have occurred in Botswana Africa, Nobuto strips containing blood samples from Rhinolophus denti, Neoromicia capensis, Hipposideros commersoni, and Nycteris thebaica were obtained from the Museum of Texas Tech University and used as negative controls.
A photograph of Clementina in a dark riding habit and her sister Isabella in an off-the-shoulder white dress shows the two daughters as mirroring images of dark and light, Nycteris and Photogen, masculine and feminine, the object of desire and her pursuer.
The amino acid sequences of viruses from Nycteris bats in Ghana (3) and the 2c prototype bat CoVs, HKU4 and HKU5, from China (6) differed by 5.
Monographische ubersicht der Chiropterengattungen Nycteris und Atalapha vor.
The identified viruses from 2 patients (previously referred to as England/ Qatar/2012 and EMC/2012) are genetically related and belong to group C betacoronavirus, which is most related to CoVs from Nycteris bats in Ghana and Pipistrellus bats in Europe (2,3).
A novel CoV was detected in insectivorous Nycteris cf.
626'W), and the identification as Nycteris hispida has been verified with the voucher specimen (RCJF529).
With the exception of a Nycteris hispida bat, which was caught near a house in Durba, all specimens were collected within Goroumbwa Mine or its immediate surroundings.