Sac-winged bats, sheath-tailed bats, and relatives
Order : Chiroptera
Family : Emballonuridae
Animals in the family Emballonuridae
|Northern ghost bat|
Facts about the family Emballonuridae, the sac-winged bats, sheath-tailed bats, and relatives
Emballonuridae is an old lineage, stretching back at least to the mid Eocene, and probably further.
Like many families of Chiroptera, Emballonuridae is monophyletic (Simmons, 1998; Table 1), but relationships within the family are unclear.