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Order: Chiroptera

Bats first appeared in the Middle Eocene period and are now widly distributed to in tropical and temperate regions. Their he wings consist of a fold of skin  supported by elongated bones of the second through fifth digits. Their hind limbs are variously specialized but generally weak. Their Incisors are generally reduced, canines prominent, and cheek teeth rather primitive. The length of head and body ranges from about 3 to 40 cm with a wing span to about 120 cm.

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... Order CHIROPTERA--bats. 19 families, 178 genera, 926 species (the
second largest mammalian order); Morphology [Figs. 10-4, 10-5]: ...

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Georgia Wildlife Web Site; Mammals: Chiroptera
... The Order Chiroptera includes bats, the only mammals that fly. Chiroptera means
"hand-winged." A bat's forearms and hands are modified into large wings by a ...

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... (I) = introduced species * = taxa endemic to British Columbia. ORDER

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Characteristics of Order Chiroptera (“hand wing”)
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... Order Chiroptera. 18 Families, 977 species. (Under
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... PIED BAT. Class : Mammalia. Order : Chiroptera. Family
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Chiroptera (bats)
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