genus Liomys


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Noun1.genus Liomys - pocket mice
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Heteromyidae, Heteromyidae - small New World burrowing mouselike rodents with fur-lined cheek pouches and hind limbs and tail adapted to leaping; adapted to desert conditions: pocket mice; kangaroo mice; kangaroo rats
Liomys irroratus, Mexican pocket mouse - large pocket mouse of Mexico
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Genoways (1973), in a revision of the genus Liomys, assigned these specimens to L.
Systematics and evolutionary relationships of spiny pocket mice, genus Liomys. Special Publication, The Museum, Texas Tech University 5:1-368.
Systematices and evolutionary relationships of spiny pocket mice, genus Liomys. Spec.