Rhinopomatidae


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Rhinopomatidae

[‚rīn·ə·pə′mad·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The mouse-tailed bats, a small family of insectivorous chiropterans found chiefly in arid regions of northern Africa and southern Asia and characterized by long, wirelike tails and rudimentary nose leaves.
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First record of the lesser mouse-tailed bat Rhinopoma hardwickii (Rhinopomatidae: Chiroptera) from southern Punjab, Pakistan.
A new species of mouse-tailed bat (Chiroptera: Rhinopomatidae: Rhinopoma) from Yemen, J.
A review of the Rhinopomatidae (Mammalia: Chiroptera).
First record of the Lesser Mouse-tailed bat Rhinopomahardwickii (Rhinopomatidae: Chiroptera) from Southern Punjab, Pakistan.
Rhinopoma hardwickii or less mouse-tailed bats belong to Rhinopomatidae that are insectivore.
Throat Fecal species Location bats swab pellets October 2012 Emballonuridae Taphozous perforatus Bisha ruins 29 29 (0) 25 (2) Pteropodidae Eidolon helvum Bisha town 25 25 (0) 25 (5) center Rousettus Bisha town 3 3 (0) 3 (0) aegyptiacus center Rhinopomatidae Rhinopoma Naqi and 36 36 (0) 35 (0) hardwickii Old Naqi Rh.
Rhinopomatidae [Rhinopoma hardwickei (Gray, 1831), Rhinopoma muscatellum (Thomas, 1903)]
Jenus & species Family wing ear.L tail.L span (cm) (cm) (cm) Asellia tridens Hipposideridae 31.5 1.7 1.2 Triaenops persicus Hipposideridae 34.9 1.8 2.8 Rhinolophus hipposideros Rhinolophidae 29.5 1.3 3.2 Rhinopoma muscatellum Rhinopomatidae 29.1 1.9 5.1 Rhinopoma hardwickei Rhinopomatidae 33.2 1.6 6.4 Rousettus aegyptiacus Pteropodidae 59.8 1.8 1,3 Myotis sodali Vespertilionidae 38.8 o.8 5.1 Myotis leibii Vespertilionida 24.8 0.5 4.8 Pipistrellus aegypticus Vespertilionidae 38.9 1.9 2.9 pipistrellus kuhlii Vespertilionidae 23.2 1.2 3.9 Jenus & species forearm.
Rhinopomatidae Bonaparte, 1838 is a monotypic family of mouse-tailed bats, comprising of four extant species within the same genus Rhinopoma Geoffroy, 1818 (Van cakenberghe and de Vree, 1994) and includes Rhinopoma microphyllum (Brunnich, 1782), R.
Taxonomic status of Rhinopoma muscatellum Thomas (Chiroptera: Rhinopomatidae) from Southwest Asia.