Taxon profile


vampire bats
Megadermatidae H. Allen, 1864

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Mammalia - mammals »  order Chiroptera - bats »  superfamily Rhinolophoidea

Other names

= false vampire bats

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

genus Cardioderma Peters, 1873
genus Eudiscoderma Soisook, Prajakjitr, Karapan, Francis & Bates, 2015 - Disc-nosed Bat
genus Lavia Gray, 1838
genus Macroderma Miller, 1906
genus Megaderma E. Geoffroy, 1810
genus Saharaderma Gunnell, Simons & Seiffert, 2008

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [bb7ee039-00db-411d-8906-856c1cdaaa36]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Megadermatidae]
Data retrieved on: 8 February 2015
CZ Anděra M. (1999): České názvy živočichů II. Savci (Mammalia), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 147 pp. [as Megadermatidae]

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extinct taxon