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Descriptor in English: Chiroptera
Descriptor in Spanish: Quirópteros
Descriptor in Portuguese: Quirópteros
Descriptor in French: Chiroptera
Entry term(s): Bat, Horseshoe
Bats
Bats, Horseshoe
Flying Foxes
Foxes, Flying
Horseshoe Bat
Horseshoe Bats
Pteropodidae
Pteropus
Rhinolophus
Rousettus
Tree number(s): B01.050.150.900.649.313.937
Scope note: Order of mammals whose members are adapted for flight. It includes bats, flying foxes, and fruit bats.
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification
EM embryology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
SU surgery
UR urine
VI virology
DeCS UI: 2731
Descriptor UI: D002685
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Chiroptera - Preferred
Concept UI M0004098
Scope note Order of mammals whose members are adapted for flight. It includes bats, flying foxes, and fruit bats.
Preferred term Chiroptera
Entry term(s) Bats
Rhinolophus - Narrower
Concept UI M0490964
Scope note Genus in the subfamily Rhinolophinae comprising the horseshoe bats. The natural reservoir of the SARS VIRUS is Rhinolophus sinicus.
Preferred term Rhinolophus
Entry term(s) Bat, Horseshoe
Bats, Horseshoe
Horseshoe Bat
Horseshoe Bats
Rousettus - Narrower
Concept UI M0359204
Scope note Genus in the subfamily Pteropodinae of the family Pteropodidae.
Preferred term Rousettus
Pteropodidae - Narrower
Concept UI M0363451
Scope note Family of flying foxes in the order CHIROPTERA. They are also called Old World fruit bats.
Preferred term Pteropodidae
Entry term(s) Flying Foxes
Foxes, Flying
Pteropus - Narrower
Concept UI M0359203
Scope note Genus in the subfamily Pteropodinae of the family Pteropodidae. They comprise the natural reservoir of HENDRA VIRUS.
Preferred term Pteropus



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