Definition of Genus Macrotus
1. Noun. Leafnose bats.
Group relationships: Family Phyllostomatidae, Family Phyllostomidae, Phyllostomatidae, Phyllostomidae
Member holonyms: Macrotus, Macrotus Californicus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Macrotus
Literary usage of Genus Macrotus
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1905)
"A REVISION OF THE MAMMALIAN genus Macrotus. BY JAMES AG REHN. During the preparation of this paper a series of one hundred and eighty-five specimens have ..."
2. Monograph of the Bats of North America by Harrison Allen (1864)
"The genus Macrotus was established by Gray in the Proc. Zool. Soc. for 1843, p., upon specimens of M. ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"... of the mandibles are white and quite fresh, showing that this bat is occasionally to be found frequenting >A Revision of the Mammalian genus Macrotus ..."
4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"They have often been called Horse-shoe Bats, from the form of the front of the nose-leaf. The genus Macrotus is represented in North America by a single ..."
5. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1865)
"With the exception of the genus Macrotus the ears generally stand asunder from one another, as in our Horseshoe Bats ..."