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Related to Lagomorphs: order Lagomorpha
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Noun1.Lagomorpha - rabbitsLagomorpha - rabbits; hares; pikas; formerly considered the suborder Duplicidentata of the order Rodentia
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Duplicidentata - in former classifications considered a suborder of Rodentia coextensive with the order Lagomorpha: gnawing animals
gnawing mammal, lagomorph - relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing
family Leporidae, Leporidae - hares and rabbits
family Ochotonidae, Ochotonidae - pikas and extinct forms
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Rodents, lagomorphs and humans have three pairs of major salivary glands and numerous minor salivary glands distributed throughout the oral cavity (Hyman & Wake, 1992; Amano et al., 2012; Treuting & Dintzis, 2012).
Contract notice: supply of poplar beds and feed for rodents and lagomorphs
The relative lack of evidence for deer or lagomorphs reported here could be due to their fecal pellets being smaller than those of elk, making them more likely to decompose more quickly and less likely to be detected.
Its diet consists mainly of medium mammals such as hedgehog, lagomorphs, and rodents, but also includes birds, reptiles and amphibians (Geroudet 1984, Cramp 1985).
The Lagomorph Specialist Group of the IUCN Species Survival Commission and the World Lagomorph Society present a comprehensive compendium of all the known lagomorphs in the world, replacing and expanding on the previous such reference published in 1990.
The FO of arthropods in our study (30-42%) was greater than in the NE Oregon study (Bull 2000) (20-25%) (P < 0.001), whereas birds, plant material, and lagomorphs were similar between locations (Table 1).
Genic Variation in Populations of Mexican Lagomorphs. Journal of Mammalogy, 83(4), 1077-1086 (Recovered from http://dx.doi.
Besides, rodents, lagomorphs, insectivores, and, sporadically, even humans also act as intermediate hosts (Loos-Frank, 2000; Bowman et al., 2002).
Type A is frequently associated with lagomorphs (hares, rabbits, and pikas), and type B is frequently associated with rodents and aquatic environments.
In most mammals with short gestation periods, such as rodents and lagomorphs, the birth occurs before the formation and maturaration of the alveoli in the lungs, so, in these species the alveolarization can be considered late and/or an postnatal event (PINKERTON & JOAD, 2000).