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Subfamily Desmodontinae Bonaparte 1845 (leaf-nosed bat)

Mammalia - Phyllostomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159136

Alternative spelling: Desmodontidae

Parent taxon: Phyllostomidae according to L. O. Salles et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Brachyphylla, Carolliinae, Erophylla, Glossophaginae, Lophostoma, Macrotus, Micronycteris, Phyllonycteris, Phyllostominae, Stenodermatinae, Trachops, Notonycteris, Phyllostomatinae, Lonchophylla

Subtaxa: Desmodus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore