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Subfamily Desmodontinae Bonaparte 1845 (leaf-nosed bat)

Osteichthyes - Phyllostomidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 159136

Alternative spelling: Desmodontidae

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

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

Subtaxa: Desmodus

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Ecology: scansorial insectivore