family Bathyergidae


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Noun1.family Bathyergidae - mole ratsfamily Bathyergidae - mole rats; sand rats      
mammal family - a family of mammals
Hystricomorpha, suborder Hystricomorpha - an order of rodents including: porcupines; guinea pigs; chinchillas; etc.
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In particular, the differences evident among African mole-rats (family Bathyergidae) suggest that this variation is adaptive, rather than solely a result of the distinct evolutionary histories of the different subterranean lineages.
African mole-rats (family Bathyergidae): Models for studies in animal physiology.