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chiropteran

(kī-rŏp′tər-ən) also

chiropter

(-rŏp′tər)
n.
Any of various mammals of the order Chiroptera, having forelimbs modified as wings; a bat.

chi·rop′ter·an adj.
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From the studied aasemblages, certain taxa have been omitted from the present analysis: Microtus (Iberomys) cabrerae, Microtus oeconomus and the chiropters. Microtus (Iberomys) cabrerae has been discarded because its current distribution has been modified by anthropic activity, in particular by the cultivation and drainage of the wetland areas with which this taxon is associated (Palombo and Gisbert, 2005).