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Related to Muroidea: Myomorpha
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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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The name layi however was missed in the influential compilation of the superfamily Muroidea by Musser & Carleton (2005) and therefore attracted very little attention.
The African Giant pouch rat belongs to the order Rodentia, superfamily Muroidea, family Nesomyidae, subfamily Cricetomyinae, genus Cricetomys, species gambianus, Binomial name: C.
2002: Sigmodontinos fosiles (Rodentia, Muroidea, Sigmodontinae) de America del Sur; estado actual de su conocimiento y prospectiva.
Giant pouched rats, which are native to sub-Saharan Africa, are nocturnal and omnivorous members of the Nesomyidae family within the Muroidea superfamily.