Definition of Rhinolophidae

1. Noun. Old World leaf-nosed bats.

Exact synonyms: Family Rhinolophidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Microchiroptera, Suborder Microchiroptera
Member holonyms: Horseshoe Bat



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhinolophidae

Rhincodon typus
Rhincodontidae
Rhine
Rhine River
Rhine wine
Rhinegrave
Rhinegraves
Rhineland
Rhineland-Palatinate
Rhinobatidae
Rhinoceros antiquitatis
Rhinoceros unicornis
Rhinocerotidae
Rhinocladiella
Rhinoestrus purpureus
Rhinolophidae
Rhinonicteris
Rhinonicteris aurantius
Rhinoptera
Rhinoptera bonasus
Rhinosporidium seeberi
Rhinotermitidae
Rhinovirus
Rhipicephalus appendiculatus
Rhipicephalus evertsi
Rhipicephalus pulchellus
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Rhipsalis
Rhiptoglossa

Literary usage of Rhinolophidae

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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. ..."

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