Definition of Rhinolophidae
1. Noun. Old World leaf-nosed bats.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Microchiroptera, Suborder Microchiroptera
Member holonyms: Horseshoe Bat
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhinolophidae
Literary usage of Rhinolophidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The Nearctic region is also unusually well marked, by the total absence of a family (Rhinolophidae) which is tolerably well ..."
2. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... with the Rhinolophidae, and Taphozous with the Vespertilionidae; but according to Mr. Dobson both these genera belong to the present family. ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Rhinolophidae.—The Bats of this family possess the leafy outgrowths around the nostrils. The ears are large, but have no tragus. ..."