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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The positive sample (MGB/1209) was obtained from 1 of 18 investigated slit-faced bats (family Nycteridae).