order Lagomorpha


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Noun1.order Lagomorpha - rabbitsorder Lagomorpha - rabbits; hares; pikas; formerly considered the suborder Duplicidentata of the order Rodentia
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
Duplicidentata - in former classifications considered a suborder of Rodentia coextensive with the order Lagomorpha: gnawing animals
gnawing mammal, lagomorph - relative large gnawing animals; distinguished from rodents by having two pairs of upper incisors specialized for gnawing
family Leporidae, Leporidae - hares and rabbits
family Ochotonidae, Ochotonidae - pikas and extinct forms
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Order Lagomorpha. In: Alvarez-Castaneda ST, Alvarez T, Gonzalez-Ruiz N, editors.
The plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae), also called the black-lipped pika, is a small (130-195 g) nocturnal mammalian herbivores, belonging to the order Lagomorpha (Smith and Marcfoggin, 1998).
Simon, "Rabbits were classified in the order Rodentia (rodents) until the 1920's when they were reclassified in the order Lagomorpha."