Megabat

Megabat

Nyctimeninae
Cynopterinae
Harpiyonycterinae
Macroglossinae
Pteropodinae
Rousettinae
Epomophorinae

Megabats constitute the suborder Megachiroptera, family Pteropodidae of the order Chiroptera (bats). They are also called fruit bats, old world fruit bats, or flying foxes.

Read more about Megabat:  Description, Behaviour and Ecology, Classification, As Disease Reservoirs

Other articles related to "megabat, megabats":

Megabat - As Disease Reservoirs
... Researchers tested fruit bats for the presence of the Ebola virus between 2001 and 2003 ... Three species of bats tested positive for Ebola, but had no symptoms of the virus ...
Flying Primates Theory - Neurological Studies
... Pettigrew's study, work on another genus of megabat (Rousettus) disputed the existence of an advanced pattern of connections between the retina and the superior colliculus ... have sought further evidence of unique characteristics linking the megabat and primate brains ... These studies have had limited success in identifying unique links between megabats and present-day primates, instead concluding that the megabat brain has characteristics that may ...