Definition of Megaderma lyra

1. Noun. Large carnivorous Old World bat with very large ears.

Exact synonyms: Big-eared Bat
Generic synonyms: False Vampire, False Vampire Bat
Group relationships: Genus Megaderma, Megaderma



Lexicographical Neighbors of Megaderma Lyra

Meelar
Meemaw
Meerut
Mees
Mees' lines
Mees' stripes
Meesman
Meesman dystrophy
Mefoxin
Mega Drives
Megachile
Megachiles
Megachilidae
Megachiroptera
Megaderma
Megaderma lyra
Megadermatidae
Megaera
Megalesian
Megalobatrachus
Megalobatrachus maximus
Megalonychidae
Megalopoli
Megalopolis
Megaloptera
Megalosauridae
Megan
Meganesia
Megapodiidae
Megapodius

Literary usage of Megaderma lyra

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

1. Catalogue of the Chiroptera in the Collection of the British Museum by George Edward Dobson (1878)
"... of the genus by the much greater size of the nose-leaf and its free front margin. 1. megaderma lyra. megaderma lyra, Geoffroy, Ann. du Mug. xv. p. ..."

2. Spolia Zeylanica by National Museums of Sri Lanka, National Museums of Ceylon (1908)
"On " megaderma lyra," its Habits and Parasites.—In a previous number of tliis Journal I have called attention to the carnivorous habits of bats of the genus ..."

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