Dichotomous Key/Chiroptera

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Dichotomous Key
Chiroptera
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Class Mammalia
Subclass Placentalia
Order Chiroptera
Parent key: Mammalia
Subclasses
Marsupialia - Monotremata - Placentalia
Key: Mammalia
Orders
Afrosoricida - Artiodactyla - Carnivora - Cetacea - Chiroptera - Dermoptera - Insectivora - Lagomorpha - Macroselidae - Marsupialia - Monotremata - Perissodactyla - Pholidota - Primates - Proboscidea - Rodentia - Scandentia - Sirenia - Xenarthra

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2: Megachiroptera

3: Microchiroptera

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  • Shape of posterior tip of last caudal vertebrae

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  • Suction cups on wrists and ankles
    • Present - #6
    • Not present - #7

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  • Secondary fold on tragus

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