; order Chiroptera, suborder Microchiroptera)
A family of bats in which the first digit is much reduced. The nose is simple, with no leaf. The ears are simple, the tragus small but distinct. The eyes are very small. The tail is within the uropatagium but does not reach its edge. There are two genera, Furipterus and Amorphochilus, each with one species, found in the American tropics.
Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.