Definition of Eptesicus

1. Noun. A genus of Vespertilionidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Eptesicus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Vespertilionidae, Vespertilionidae
Member holonyms: Big Brown Bat, Eptesicus Fuscus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eptesicus

Epistle to the Hebrews
Epistle to the Philippians
Epistle to the Romans
Epithelial membrane antigen
Epsilon Aurigae
Epsilon Pegasi
Epsom salts
Epstein's disease
Epstein's pearls
Epstein's sign
Epstein's symptom
Epstein-Barr virus
Eptesicus fuscus
Eptesicus serotinus
Equador laurel
Equality State
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea monetary unit
Equatorial Guinean
Equatorial Guineans
Equetus lanceolatus
Equetus pulcher

Literary usage of Eptesicus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. List of North American Land Mammals in the United States National Museum, 1911 by Gerrit Smith Miller, United States National Museum (1912)
"*eptesicus fuscus osceola Rhoads. 1902. eptesicus fuscus osceola, RHOADS, Proc. ... Costa Rica, Guatemala, and southern Mexico. t*eptesicus fuscus palh'dus ..."

2. The Mammals of Pennsylvania and New Jersey: A Biographic, Historic and by Samuel Nicholson Rhoads (1903)
"It resulted in the destruction of a favorite violin, etc., and so far as we are able to follow the sequel, in the immortality of the bat as " eptesicus ..."

3. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1918)
"eptesicus PHASMA Allen. 1893. ... eptesicus CAPENSIS SOMALICUS (Thomae). 1901. ... They may be tending toward eptesicus capensis ..."

4. California Mammals by Frank Stephens (1906)
"Genus eptesicus RAFINESQUE. (House flier.) Skull large and heavily built; size rather large; ... eptesicus fuscus melanopterus REHN. (Black—wing. ..."

5. The Families and Genera of Bats by Gerrit Smith Miller (1907)
"... of normal form the fifth finger exceeds the combined length of metacarpal and first phalanx of fourth or third digit. Genus eptesicus Rafinesque. 1820. ..."

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