Definition of Molossidae
1. Noun. Mastiff bats; freetail bats.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Microchiroptera, Suborder Microchiroptera
Member holonyms: Genus Tadarida, Tadarida, Eumops, Genus Eumops
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molossidae
Literary usage of Molossidae
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1. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... which is wholly Neotropical, and is especially abundant in the West Indian Islands; molossidae, chiefly consisting of the genus Molossus; ..."