Synsets for "carnivorous bat"

Synset: carnivorous_bat.n.01

Synonyms: carnivorous_bat

Part of Speech: NOUN

Definition: typically having large ears and feeding primarily on insects; worldwide in distribution


Lemmas: carnivorous_bat microbat

Hypernym: bat

Hyponym: brown_bat freetail leafnose_bat mastiff_bat mouse-eared_bat vampire_bat vespertilian_bat



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Wildlife of China The greater false vampire bat of Guangxi is a carnivorous bat that feeds on rodents, fish, insects and smaller bats. It is smaller than the "true" vampire bats of South America.
Eudiscoderma Eudiscoderma is a genus of large carnivorous bats in the family Megadermatidae, contains only one species, the Thongaree’s Disc-nosed Bat ("Eudiscoderma thongareeae") found in southern peninsular Thailand and probably Peninsular Malaysia.
Carnivorous Plant Newsletter The Carnivorous Plant Newsletter is the official publication of the International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS), the largest such organization in the world.
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Peter D'Amato For almost 40 years, D'Amato has been growing carnivorous plants. In 1989, he opened the California Carnivores plant nursery. D'Amato is also the co-founder of the Bay Area Carnivorous Plant Society along with frequently contributing to the International Carnivorous Plant Society's "Carnivorous Plant Newsletter". Over the years, he has written several articles and lectured on the subject.
List of carnivorous plants This list of carnivorous plants is a comprehensive listing of all known carnivorous plant species, of which more than 750 are currently recognised. Unless otherwise stated it is based on Jan Schlauer's Carnivorous Plant Database. Extinct taxa are denoted with a dagger (†).
List of Venus flytrap cultivars The names in the list above are all documented, registered and accepted by the International Carnivorous Plant Society, the International Cultivar Registration Authority for carnivorous plant cultivars.
Carnivorous plant Isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) is effective as a topical insecticide, particularly on scale insects. Diazinon is an excellent systemic insecticide that is tolerated by most carnivorous plants. Malathion and Acephate (Orthene) have also been reported as tolerable by carnivorous plants.
List of carnivorous plant periodicals This list of carnivorous plant periodicals is a listing of periodicals devoted to the subject of carnivorous plants, most of which are (or were) published by carnivorous plant societies. The list includes magazines and journals as well as supplementary newsletters. Notable online periodicals are also listed.
International Carnivorous Plant Society The International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1972. It is the International Cultivar Registration Authority for carnivorous plants. As of June 2011, the society had around 1400 members.
Ichthyoconodon Aquatic or volant, "Ichthyoconodon" would have been most likely carnivorous. Eutriconodonts possess several adaptations towards carnivory, including shearing molars like those of modern carnivorous mammals.
List of Nepenthes cultivars This list of "Nepenthes" cultivars is a comprehensive catalog of all cultivars of the carnivorous plant genus "Nepenthes", as recognised by the International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS).
Jefferson salamander The larvae are carnivorous, typically consuming aquatic invertebrates. An insufficient food supply may result in cannibalistic behaviour. Adults are also carnivorous, eating a variety of small invertebrates.
Carnivore Plants that capture and digest insects (and, at times, other small animals) are called carnivorous plants. Similarly, fungi that capture microscopic animals are often called carnivorous fungi.
Hydromyles "Hydromyles" species are pelagic, carnivorous and viviparous.
Carnivorous Plant Newsletter Since December 2006, all back issues of the "Carnivorous Plant Newsletter" are available as PDFs from the website of the International Carnivorous Plant Society. Articles older than 3 years are open to non-members.
Carnivorous Plants of Australia Carnivorous Plants of Australia is a three-volume work on carnivorous plants by Allen Lowrie. The three tomes were published in 1987, 1989, and 1998, by University of Western Australia Press.