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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • The subfamily of bats typical of the family Emballonuridæ, having a slender tail which either perforates the interfemoral membrane above or ends in it, weak upper incisors, and long legs with slender fibulæ. The leading genera are Furia, Emballonura, Diclidurus, Noctilio, and Rhinopoma.


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