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Reproduction

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Key Reproductive Features: gonochoric/gonochoristic/dioecious (sexes separate); sexual

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Behavior

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Perception Channels: tactile ; chemical

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Morphology

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Other Physical Features: endothermic ; bilateral symmetry

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Natalidae

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The family Natalidae, or funnel-eared bats, are found from Mexico to Brazil and the Caribbean islands.[1] The family has three genera, Chilonatalus, Natalus and Nyctiellus. They are slender bats with unusually long tails and, as their name suggests, funnel-shaped ears. They are small, at only 3.5 to 5.5 cm (1.4 to 2.2 in) in length, with brown, grey, or reddish fur. Like many other bats, they are insectivorous, and roost in caves.

Classification

Family Natalidae contains the following 10 species in 3 genera:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Natalidae - funnel eared bats". http://www.nhptv.org. New Hampshire PBS. External link in |website= (help)
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Natalidae: Brief Summary

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The family Natalidae, or funnel-eared bats, are found from Mexico to Brazil and the Caribbean islands. The family has three genera, Chilonatalus, Natalus and Nyctiellus. They are slender bats with unusually long tails and, as their name suggests, funnel-shaped ears. They are small, at only 3.5 to 5.5 cm (1.4 to 2.2 in) in length, with brown, grey, or reddish fur. Like many other bats, they are insectivorous, and roost in caves.

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