What family does a bat belong to?


What family does a bat belong to?

Night Flyers:

Bats are nocturnal, flying animals belonging to the Animalia kingdom, the Chordata phylum, the Mammalia class, and the Chiroptera order. There are over 1000 species of bats.

Answer and Explanation:

Bats are classified as being part of the megachiroptera or microchiroptera familial suborders.

Megachiroptera bats are those that are further...

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Taxonomy: Classification and Naming of Living Things

from Science 101: Intro to Natural Sciences

Chapter 16 / Lesson 1

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