Muridae


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Related to Muridae: Muroidea, Myomorpha
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Noun1.Muridae - originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches
mammal family - a family of mammals
Muroidea, superfamily Muroidea - a superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded
genus Mus, Mus - type genus of the Muridae: common house mice; the tips of the upper incisors have a square notch
genus Micromyx, Micromyx - Old World harvest mice
Apodemus, genus Apodemus - Old World field mice
genus Rattus, Rattus - common house rats; upper incisors have a beveled edge
genus Nesokia, Nesokia - bandicoot rats
Conilurus, genus Conilurus - jerboa rats
genus Notomys, Notomys - jerboa rats
Hydromyinae, subfamily Hydromyinae - water rats of Australia and New Guinea
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Two new species of Philippine forest mice (Apomys, Muridae, Rodentia) from Lubang and Luzon Islands, with a redescription of Apomys sacobianus Johnson, 1962.
Hershkovitz (1972) compare the characteristics of the feet between species of Muridae and drew attention to the large feet of terrestrial rodents with scansorial habits, citing the genus Oligoryzomys as an example.
Las ratas Rattus rattus y Rattus norvegicus de la familia Muridae son consideradas como dos de las especies animales mas invasoras y de mayor distribucion mundial.
The specimens of two new species of chigger mites were collected from two species of rodents (order Rodentia) the Yunnan red-backed vole (also called the Yunnan Chinese vole or the large oriental vole) Eothenomys miletus (Thomas 1914) (Andrew and Xie 2009) in the family Cricetidae and the sladeni rat Rattus sladeni (Linnaeus 1758) in the family Muridae.
animals animals infested with Rodent family, genus species captured chiggers Muridae Bandicota indica 15 15 (100.
Les Chromosomes des Muridae, Revision critique et materiaux pour server a listore de levolution chromosomique chez les rongeurs, Rev.
Perthyn i deulu'r Muridae mae hi, hynny ydi'r 'voles'.
Order Family Species Habitat Carnivora Canidae Pseudalopex GT culpaeus Felidae Lynchailurus GT jacobita Mustelidae Galictis cuja GT Artiodactyla Camelidae Vicugna vicugna GT Rodentia Muridae Akodon albiventer T Akodon boliviensis GT Auliscomys sublimis T Bolomys amoenus GT Calomys lepidus GT Chroeomys jelskii T Phyllotis T xanthopygus Lagomorpha Leporidae Oryctolagus GT cuniculus Table 4.
Plabras clave: Mamiferos fosiles, Rodentia, Muridae, biogeografia, paleoecologia.