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Myrmecophagy
Feeding primarily on colonial insects such as ants and termites.
Fossorial
Digging under the ground surface to find food or create shelter.
Terrestrial
Living on the ground.
Volant
Having powered flight.
Nocturnal
Exhibiting peak activity during hours of darkness and resting when there is daylight.
Diurnal
Activity primarily during the daylight hours and quiescent at night.
Crepuscular
Activity concentrated near sunrise and sunset.
Aerial forager
Obtaining food during flight.
Gleaner
Scavenger
Dilambodont
Having a W shaped ectoloph of the occulsal surface.
Zalambodont
Having a V shaped ectoloph of the occlusal surface.
Occlusal surface
The surfaces of the upper and lower teeth that contact each other during chewing.
Didactylous
The digits are unfused, each with its own skin sheath.
Syndactylous
Digits that have skeletal elements of the second and third toes that are fused and share a common skin sheath.
Zygapophysis
Any one of the processses of the dorsal portion of a vertebra and with an articulation surface for contacting a zygapophysis of an adjacent vertebra. Increases backbone stability.
Tragus/antitragus
In bats, the projection from the lower medial margin of the pinna.
(keeled) calcar
In bats, a spur that projects medially from the ankle that has a central ridge.
Uropatagium
A web of skin extending between the hindlegs and frequently enclosing the tail.
Propatagium
A thin web of skin that extends from the shoulder to the wrist, anterior to the upper arm and forearm.
Plagiopatagium
One of platagia forming between the fifth finger and the leg.
Dactylopatagium
Thin sheets of skin that fill the spaces between the digits of the forelimb.