Cricetidae


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Related to Cricetidae: Erethizontidae, Geomyidae, Heteromyidae, Soricidae
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Noun1.Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
mammal family - a family of mammals
Myomorpha, suborder Myomorpha - true rats and mice and related rodents
New World mouse - a variety of rodent
genus Reithrodontomys, Reithrodontomys - New World harvest mice
genus Peromyscus, Peromyscus - New World wood mice
Baiomys, genus Baiomys - pygmy mice
genus Onychomys, Onychomys - grasshopper mice
genus Neofiber, Neofiber - round-tailed muskrat
genus Sigmodon, Sigmodon - American cotton rats
wood rat, wood-rat - any of various small short-tailed rodents of the northern hemisphere having soft fur grey above and white below with furred tails and large ears; some are hosts for Ixodes pacificus and Ixodes scapularis (Lyme disease ticks)
genus Pitymys, Pitymys - pine mice
genus Microtus, Microtus - voles of the northern hemisphere
Arvicola, genus Arvicola - in some classifications considered synonymous with Microtus
Clethrionomys, genus Clethrionomys - a genus of Cricetidae
genus Phenacomys - North American voles
Cricetus, genus Cricetus - type genus of the Cricetidae: Old World hamsters
genus Mesocricetus, Mesocricetus - golden hamsters
genus Meriones, Meriones - a genus of Cricetidae
lemming - any of various short-tailed furry-footed rodents of circumpolar distribution
genus lemmus, Lemmus - lemmings
genus Myopus, Myopus - a genus of Cricetidae
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Human infection with this virus occurs from exposure to contaminated excreta and secretions of rodents of the family Cricetidae.
Five members of the family Cricetidae were captured throughout the sampling period.
Roedores recolectados en la Capital Federal (Caviidae, Cricetidae y Muridae).
At least 6 species of the family Cricetidae occur at the IAA study site, 3 in the Neotominae and 3 in the Arvicolinae.
They analyzed 35 different families, such as Bovidae (bison, sheep, antelopes); Cricetidae (rats, mice, hamsters, voles); Equidae (horses, donkeys); Ursidae (bears); Mammutidae (mammoths); and Leporidae (rabbits and hares).
Members of the virus genera Hantavirus (family Bunyaviridae) and Arenavirus (family Arenaviridae) are rodent-borne viruses with cosmopolitan distributions, primarily associated with the rodent families Cricetidae (New World) and Muridae (Old World).
rufescens (Peters, 1878) Rodentia Muridae Mastomys coucha (Smith, 1834) Rodentia Cricetidae Gerbilliscus (Taterona) robustus (Cretzschmar, 1830) Rodentia Bathyergidae Unknown Aves Apodiformes Apodidae Apus affinis (J.
Table 1: Wildlife species population structure in study location of Kwale Forest Reserve CLASS ORDER FAMILY COMMON NAME ORDER MAMMALIA Carnivora Viverridae March mongoose African Civet Felidae Forest Gene Mustelidae Palm civet Serval Leopard Cape Clawless Otter Carnivora Carnidae Fox Mustelidae Spotted necked otter Warthog Artiodactyla Red River--hog Suidae Hippopotamu Hippopotamus Bovidae African buffalo Sitatunga Blue duker Kob, Bushbuck Primate Galagidae Dwarf Galago Cercopithedidae Mona monkey Pata monkey White-nose monkey Rodentia Sciuridae Redless Tree- Squirrle Giant forest- Cricetidae Squirrel Gambian Giant-rat.
A recent analysis of DNA sequences of hamsters, in the rodent subfamily Cricetinae (family Cricetidae, superfamily Muroidea), generated a significant phylogenetic restructuring among the genera Tscherkia, Cricetus, Allocricetulus and Cricetulus.