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- n. the majority of common bats of temperate regions of the world
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The five tribes of the order are completed, the vespertilionidae being shifted (provisionally) into the natatorial place, for which their appropriateness is so far evidenced by the aquatic habits of several of the tribe, and the lemuridae into the suctorial, to which their length of muzzle and remarkable saltatory power are highly suitable.