Rousettus leschenaulti (Dog-faced bat)

2n = 36
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


One pair of autosomes possesses a deep secondary constriction.


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  1. 1).
    Pathak, S.: The chromosomes of Megachiroptera, Rousettus leschenaulti (Desmarest). Chromosome Information Service 7:5, 1966.Google Scholar
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    Ray-Chaudhuri, S.P., Pathak, S. and Sharma, T.: Chromosomes and affinities of Pteropidae (Megachiroptera) and Rhinopomatidae (Microchiroptera). Proc. Intln. Sem. “Chromosome — its structure and function,” Calcutta, The Nucleus (suppl.) pp. 96–101, 1968.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Hsu
    • 1
  • Kurt Benirschke
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Cytology, Department of BiologyThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan Diego, La JollaUSA

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