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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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Speciation by endemic mammals (Apomys, Muridae) on an oceanic Philippine island," was published May 15 in the ( Journal of Biogeography.
captured (% Family Species of total) Muridae Bandicota indica rat 4 (8.9) B.
The Myomorpha also includes the two largest mammalian families, Cricetidae and Muridae. Each of them contains approximately 800 species and, altogether, they represent almost one third of the species richness of extant mammals.
A new genus and species of phyllotine rodent (Rodentia: Muridae: Sigmodontinae: Phyllotini) from South America.
Systematics and ecology of Ichtyomyine rodents (Muridae): patterns of morphological evolution in a small adaptive radiation.
(Burseraceae) shortly after island-wide removal of invasive rats (Rattus rattus L.; Muridae) on Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico.
First account and geographic range extension for Scolomys juruaense (Rodentia: Muridae) from eastern Ecuador.
En el articulo: "Paternal behavior and testosterone plasma levels in the Volcano Mouse Neotomodon alstoni (Rodentia: Muridae)", de los autores: Juana Luis, Lorena Ramirez, Agustin Carmona, Guadalupe Ortiz, Jesus Delgado & Rene Cardenas.
Mearns' grasshopper mouse, Onychomys arenicola (Rodentia: Muridae) is an inhabitant of low desert areas in west Texas.
Pearson SG Baynes A Triggs BE (2001) The record of fauna and accumulating agents of hair and bone, found in middens of stick-nest rats (Genus Leporillus) (Rodentia: Muridae).