What is another word for vespertilionidae?

Pronunciation: [vˈɛspətˌɪlɪˌɒnɪdˌiː] (IPA)

Vespertilionidae is a scientific term used to describe a family of bats. However, there are several common synonyms for the word, including vesper bats, evening bats, and pipistrelles. These small, insectivorous bats are found in most parts of the world, except for the polar regions and some isolated islands. The vespertilionidae family is characterized by a distinctive tragus, or ear shape, which varies in size and shape between species. Some well-known species of vespertilionidae include the common pipistrelle, the hoary bat, and the little brown bat. Despite their nocturnal habits, these fascinating creatures play an important role in their ecosystems as pollinators and pest controllers.

What are the hypernyms for Vespertilionidae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Chiroptera (order), Eutheria (infraclass), Laurasiatheria (Superorder), Mammalia (Class), Yinochiroptera (Suborder).

What are the hyponyms for Vespertilionidae?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Vespertilionidae?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Vespertilionidae?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Vespertilionidae

Bats are divided into four sub-families-Pteropodidae, Vampyridae, Noctilionidae, and vespertilionidae.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon"
Robert A. Sterndale

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