desmodus definition

  • noun:
    • the nature genus regarding the Desmodontidae, composed of vampire bats.
    • an amazing genus of Southern American phyllostomine bats, typical for the group Desmodontes, household Phyllostomatid√¶, having no molar teeth and no calcar. D. rufus, a standard and problematic blood-sucking types, could be the kind.
    • type genus associated with Desmodontidae: vampire bats

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