family Gliridae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Gliridae - dormice and other Old World forms
mammal family - a family of mammals
Myomorpha, suborder Myomorpha - true rats and mice and related rodents
dormouse - small furry-tailed squirrel-like Old World rodent that becomes torpid in cold weather
genus Glis, Glis - type genus of the Gliridae
genus Muscardinus, Muscardinus - a genus of Gliridae
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Which small rodent of the family Gliridae has a hairy tail and hibernates during winter in cold regions?
The forest dormouse (Dryomys nitedula Pallas, 1779) is a semi-arboreal species, the most widely distributed species of the family Gliridae (Airapetyants 1983, Rossolimo et al.
Despite the increase of such studies on rodents, there is only one dental microwear analysis applied to the family Gliridae (Hautier et al., 2009), a very important group in the European Miocene rodent faunas.