Myomorpha


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Noun1.Myomorpha - true rats and mice and related rodents
animal order - the order of animals
order Rodentia, Rodentia - small gnawing animals: porcupines; rats; mice; squirrels; marmots; beavers; gophers; voles; hamsters; guinea pigs; agoutis
Muroidea, superfamily Muroidea - a superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
family Zapodidae, Zapodidae - jumping mice
Dipodidae, family Dipodidae - Old World jerboas
family Gliridae, Gliridae - dormice and other Old World forms
References in periodicals archive ?
Structural characteristic of certain Rodent spines (Rodentia: Myomorpha, Hystricomorpha).
Es por lo anterior que, la finalidad de este trabajo fue la de estudiar la corteza visual primaria (area 17), de Abrothrix olivaceus (Laucha olivacea), el cual presenta un periodo de actividad continuo en la zona central del pais, versus Phyllotis darwini (Lauchon orejudo de Darwin), que presenta un periodo de actividad nocturno en la misma zona; ambos pertenecientes al Orden Rodentia, Suborden Myomorpha, Familia Muridae y Subfamilia Sigmodontinae (Munoz-Pedreros, 2000); con el proposito de evidenciar eventuales variaciones en la densidad neuronal cortical, que pueden explicar la distinta actividad conductual.
Mice, rats, hamsters, squirrels, and gerbils are classified in the other rodent Suborder Sciurognathi, which is divisible into Infraorders Sciuromorpha (squirrel-like rodents) and Myomorpha (mice and rats; Luckett and Hartenberger 1985).