Aplodontia rufa


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Noun1.Aplodontia rufa - bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North AmericaAplodontia rufa - bulky nocturnal burrowing rodent of uplands of the Pacific coast of North America; the most primitive living rodent
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
Aplodontia, genus Aplodontia - type genus of the Aplodontiidae: comprising the mountain beavers
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vulgaris, utilizando como grupos externos aTamiasciurus hudsonicus grahamensis (Tribu Tamiasciurini), considerada como grupo cercano y emparentado con el genero Sciurus (Mercer & Roth 2003), y Aplodontia rufa, unico representante de la Familia Aplodontiidae, tambien considerado como grupo hermano de la Familia Sciuridae de acuerdo a Carleton y Musser (2005) (Cuadro 1).
Food habits of the Pacific mountain beaver, Aplodontia rufa pacifica Merriam.