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Noun1.Muroidea - a superfamily of rodents essentially equal to the suborder Myomorpha but with the Dipodidae excluded
mammal family - a family of mammals
Myomorpha, suborder Myomorpha - true rats and mice and related rodents
family Muridae, Muridae - originally Old World rats now distributed worldwide; distinguished from the Cricetidae by typically lacking cheek pouches
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Seasonal regulation of reproduction in Muroid rodents. American Zoologist 27:929-940.
Muroid rodents. In Orders and Families of Recent Mammals of the World, ed.
Based on data presented in Table 1, the small muroid rodents Reithrodontomys and Baiomys, and the hispid pocket mouse, Chaetodipus hispidus, are important staples in owl diets throughout the year.
Ecological opportunity and incumbency in the diversification of repeated continental colonizations by muroid rodents. Systematic Biology 62:837-864.