genus Sigmodon


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Noun1.genus Sigmodon - American cotton rats
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
Cricetidae, family Cricetidae - mostly small New World rodents including New World mice and lemmings and voles and hamsters
cotton rat, Sigmodon hispidus - destructive long-haired burrowing rat of southern North America and Central America
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Molecular systematics of the genus Sigmodon (Rodentia: Muridae): evidence from the mitochondrial cytochrome b gene.
Molecular systematics of the genus Sigmodon (Rodentia:Muridae): evidence from the mitochondrial cytochrome-b gene.