Desmodontidae

plural noun
Des·​mo·​don·​ti·​dae | \ -təˌdē \

Definition of Desmodontidae

: a small family of bats (suborder Microchiroptera) comprising the true vampire bats

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History and Etymology for Desmodontidae

New Latin, from Desmodont-, Desmodus, type genus + -idae

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“Desmodontidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Desmodontidae. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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