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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
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References in periodicals archive ?
Dipodoidea and Muroidea usually classified as Myomorpha. These groups include remarkable examples of successful adaptive radiations and may serve as study models for many important phenomena in evolution and biology.
Unusually large sex chromosomes: new methods of measuring and description of karyotypes of six rodents (Myomorpha and Hystricomorpha) and one lagomorph (Ochontonidae).