Desmodus is a genus of bats often referred to as the vampire bats. Along with the genera, Diaemus and Diphylla, Desmodus makes up the subfamily Desmodontinae of family Phyllostomidae, the vampire bats.

Genus Desmodus - vampire bats

  • Desmodus draculae†, Giant Vampire Bat
  • Desmodus puntajudensis†, Cuban Vampire Bat
  • Desmodus rotundus, Common Vampire Bat
  • Desmodus stocki†, Stock's Vampire Bat