Definition of Diphylla ecaudata
1. Noun. Similar in size and habits to Desmodus rotundus; of tropical America including southern California and Texas.
Generic synonyms: True Vampire Bat, Vampire Bat
Group relationships: Diphylla, Genus Diphylla
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Literary usage of Diphylla ecaudata
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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1904)
"Blood-sucking bats of at least one species [two, Desmodus rufus and Diphylla ecaudata] are common along the coast, especially near the rivers ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"diphylla ecaudata, Spix, Sim. Braz. 68. Icon. Spix, Sim. Braz. 136. /. 7. Inhab. Brazils. Obs. This sub-genus is very peculiar for its two leaves, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"... ruf us and diphylla ecaudata—re* resenting two genera (see MAMMALIA, vol. XT? p. 415), inhabit the tropical and part of the ..."
4. A List of the Publications of the United States National Museum (1875-1900 by United States National Museum, Randolph Iltyd Geare (1902)
"Ludwig von Höhnel. By WJ Holland. pp. 741-767. P. 1099. Notes o'n the vampire bat (diphylla ecaudata), with special reference to its relationships with ..."
5. The Families and Genera of Bats by Gerrit Smith Miller (1907)
"diphylla ecaudata Spix. Geographic distribution.—Tropical America north to southern Mexico. Number of form,».—Only the type species has thus far been ..."