Order Chiroptera Blumenbach 1779 (bat)

Mammalia - Chiroptera

Alternative spelling: Cheiroptera

Parent taxon: Eutheria according to H. Gadow 1898

See also Asher and Helgen 2010, Bonaparte 1850, Carroll 1988, Cope 1889, Flower 1883, Flower and Lydekker 1891, Gray 1821, Gregory 1910, Hay 1902, Hooker 1986, Madsen et al. 2001, McKenna 1975, Nowak 1991, Vianey-Liaud et al. 2014, Waddell et al. 2001 and Waddell et al. 1999

Sister taxa: Acreodi, Acristatherium, Ambilestes, Ambolestes, Arctocyonidae, Asioryctitheria, Bibymalagasia, Cetacea, Cimolesta, Didymoconida, Durlstodon, Durlstotherium, Endotherium, Eomaia, Gliriformes, Heptaconodon, Heptaconodon dubium, Holoclemensiidae, Horolodectidae, Hovurlestes, Hyaenodonta, Insectivora, Juramaia, Kennalestoidea, Leptictida, Mingotheriidae, Montanalestes, Mutica, Nanocuridae, Notopterna, Notoungulata, Oligoryctidae, Palaeorycteropus, Paranyctoides, Paraxonia, Placentalia, Prokennalestes, Proteutheria, Prozalambdalestes, Quadripedes, Sahnitherium, Sazlestes, Scollardius, Sinodelphys, Taeniodonta, Therictoidea, Trogontia, Ungulata, Zalambdalestidae, Zhelestidae

Subtaxa: Aegyptonycteridae Animalivora Archaeopteropus Craseonycteridae Eochiroptera Fructivorae Frugivora Furipteridae Insectivorae Megachiroptera Megadermatidae Microchiroptera Microchiropteramorpha Mixopteryx Molossidae Myzopodidae Natalidae Noctilionoidea Nycterididae Onychonycteridae Phyllostomidae Rhinolophidae Rhinopomatidae Samonycteris Thyropteridae Vesperugo

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Ecology: volant insectivore

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